noun Immunology.
a cell that develops in the thymus and is the precursor of T cells.

1920–25; thym(us) + -o- + -cyte Unabridged
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thymocyte (ˈθaɪməsaɪt)
a lymphocyte found in the thymus

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thymocyte thy·mo·cyte (thī'mə-sīt')
A lymphocyte that develops in the thymus and is the precursor of a T cell.

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The medulla is the location of the latter events in thymocyte development.
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