Hassell's corpuscles

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Small spherical or ovoid bodies (thymic corpuscles, 20–50 μm diameter) found in the medulla of the thymus, composed of concentrically arranged whorls of flattened keratinized or hyaline epithelia cells with a central core of dead cells. Their function is unclear.

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