A tumor of the thymus, an organ that is part of the lymphatic system and is located in the chest, behind the breastbone.

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  • Thymoma — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 13067 ICD10 = C37.9, D60 ICD9 = ICD9|164.0, ICD9|212.6 ICDO = 8580 OMIM = MedlinePlus = 001086 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 2752 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|med|3448… …   Wikipedia

  • thymoma — A tumour of thymic origin …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • thymoma — thy·mo·ma (thī mōʹmə) n. A usually benign tumor of the thymus, composed of epithelial and lymphoid cells. * * * …   Universalium

  • thymoma — noun Any tumour of the thymus …   Wiktionary

  • thymoma — A neoplasm in the anterior mediastinum, originating from thymic tissue, usually benign, and frequently encapsulated; occasionally invasive, but metastases are rare; histologically, consists of any type of thymic epithelial …   Medical dictionary

  • thymoma — thy·mo·ma …   English syllables

  • thymoma — n. a benign or malignant tumour of the thymus. It is sometimes associated with myasthenia gravis, a chronic disease in which muscles tire easily. Surgical removal of the tumour may result in improvement of the muscle condition, but the response… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • thymoma — …   Useful english dictionary

  • immunodeficiency with thymoma — an immunodeficiency disorder in which thymoma, usually of the benign spindle cell type, is associated with hypogammaglobulinemia; deficiencies of cell mediated immunity, such as eosinopenia, hypoplastic or aplastic anemia, or autoimmune diseases …   Medical dictionary

  • Тимома (Thymoma) — доброкачественная или злокачественная опухоль тимуса. Иногда образование этой опухоли сопровождается развитием тяжелой псевдопаралитической миастении хронического заболевания, при котором мышцы легко начинают рваться. Хирургическое удаление… …   Медицинские термины

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