Human Biology, 14 Edition

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Chapter 7 - Assess - Page 147: 2


2. d T-lymphocytes go to the thymus to mature

Work Step by Step

Both B-lymphocytes and T-lymphocytes develop in the bone marrow. B-lymphocytes, however, mature in situ --the bone marrow-- while T-lymphocytes travel to the thymus where they mature. From there T-lymphocytes travel to lymph nodes and other lymphoid structures/tissues.
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