The thymus is a specialized primary lymphoid organ of the immune system. Within the thymus, T cells mature. T cells are critical to the adaptive immune system, where the body adapts specifically to foreign invaders.
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Thymosin is the hormone of the thymus, and it stimulates the development of disease-fighting T cells.
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Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome, often used when both illnesses are considered the same.