Athymic: Lacking a thymus gland.
Featured Image. Picture of Psoriasis. A reddish, scaly rash often located over the surfaces of the elbows, knees, scalp, and around or in the ears, navel, genitals or buttocks...
Medical Dictionary athyÂ·mic definition Pronunciation: /(Ëˆ)Ä-ËˆthÄ«-mik/ Function: adj : lacking a thymus
(Humans with mutations in FOXN1 also are athymic and immune deficient.) Mice with a targeted deletion in the FOXN1 ("knockout" mice) also show the "nude" phenotype.
Definition of ATHYMIC: lacking a thymus
The Athymic Animal & Xenograft Core Facility provides facilities for breeding and housing of athymic nude mice (NCRnu/nu) and rats, and other immunodeficient mice.