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Medical Term:

thymic alymphoplasia

Definition

hypoplasia with absence of Hassall corpuscles and deficiency of lymphocytes in the thymus and usually in lymph nodes, spleen, and gastrointestinal tract resulting in severe immunodeficiency.

See Also: immunodeficiency with hypoparathyroidism

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