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Thymocyte

- A lymphocyte developing the thymus, with the potential to become a T cell

- Have to pass 2 sequential selection steps to be exported to circulation

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AIRE

Autoimmune Regulator : A protein that allows intrathymic expression of tissue restricted antigens