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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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