Ask the Doctor – Strength Magazine – January, 1926

There has always been an element ·of mystery about the function of the thymus gland, situated low in the front part of the throat. Disorders of this gland are fortunately not common, although more frequently met with than is generally supposed. Perhaps the chief function of this little gland is in the metabolism of mineral salts, especially lime and phosphorus. For when the thymus turns an arch, the chief organs to suffer are the bones, muscles and then the nerves-in the order named.

Stark CenterUniversity of Texas