A) a reduction in haemoglobin content of blood
B) a reduction in stem cell production
C) loss of antibody mediated immunity
D) loss of cell mediated immunity
Correct Answer: D
Solution :Thymus gland is found in the upper part of thorax near the heart. It is a bilobed pinkish gland. At the time of birth, it is a prominent gland but in the adult, it gradually atrophies This gland secretes thymosin hormone, thymic humoral factor, thymic factor and thymopoietin Proliferation of lymphocytes and differebtuatuin of these lymphocytes into a variety of clones are induced by these factors. These clones are differentially specialised to destroy different specific category of antigens and pathogen? Thus, thymus gland brings fourth T-lymphocyies for cell mediated immunity.
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