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Descriptor English: Thymocytes
Descriptor Spanish: Timocitos
Descriptor Portuguese: Timócitos
Descriptor French: Thymocytes
Entry term(s): Thymocyte
Tree number(s): A11.118.637.555.567.569.360.800
A11.148.378.294.750.800
A11.872.378.294.750.800
A11.900
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D060168
Scope note: HEMATOPOIETIC PROGENITOR CELLS that have migrated to the THYMUS where they differentiate into T-LYMPHOCYTES. Thymocytes are classified into maturational stages based on the expression of CELL SURFACE ANTIGENS.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: T-Lymphocytes (1963-2011)
Public MeSH Note: 2012
History Note: 2012
DeCS ID: 54427
Unique ID: D060168
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/06/24
Revision Date: 2016/06/10
Thymocytes - Preferred
Concept UI M0553183
Scope note HEMATOPOIETIC PROGENITOR CELLS that have migrated to the THYMUS where they differentiate into T-LYMPHOCYTES. Thymocytes are classified into maturational stages based on the expression of CELL SURFACE ANTIGENS.
Preferred term Thymocytes
Entry term(s) Thymocyte



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