Suggest why the thymus gland becomes smaller after puberty.

Suggest why the thymus gland becomes smaller after puberty.Category: ImmunologySuggest why the thymus gland becomes smaller after puberty.
Emily SmithEmily Smith Staff asked 5 months ago

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Emily SmithEmily Smith Staff answered 5 months ago

By puberty, T cells have matured and left the thymus gland. The thymus has no further use, so decreases in size.

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