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 in which organ do the human body are the lymphocyte cells formed?

Asked by Gulafshan Islam(student) , on 30/12/10

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bone marrow

Posted by Mansi S(student)on 30/12/10

thumbs up if its correct

Posted by Mansi S(student)on 30/12/10

EXPERT ANSWER

Hi GULAFSHAN and Mansi,

All lymphocytes originate from a common lymphoid progenitor before differentiating into their distinct lymphocyte types.

Lymphocyte are differentiated into two types: B- cells and T- cells:

B- cells mature into B lymphocytes in the bone marrow

T-cells migrate to and mature in a distinct organ, called the thymus.

Hope you have got the answer.

Cheers !!

Posted by Ankita Agarwal(MeritNation Expert)on 31/12/10

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