Thymus

Thymus is an encapsulated, bilobed gland located in the anterosuperior mediastinum that sits on the heart. Derived from the third pharyngeal pouch ectoderm, the thymus consists of a dense cortex and pale medulla. The cortex contains immature T cells, while the inner...

Lymph Nodes

Lymph Nodes We have hundreds of lymph nodes in our body. These bean-shaped structures are secondary lymphoid organs. Remember that bone marrow and thymus are the primary lymphoid organs. Important Functions A lymph node is a cluster of various kinds of cells. These...

Dr. Ayesha Farooq

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Dr. Hassan Ahmad

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Dr. Mujtaba H Bukhari

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