thyronine

[thīrə-nēn′, -nĭn]

n.

An amino acid that occurs in proteins only in the form of iodinated derivatives such as thyroxine.

Nearby words

  1. thyroid-stimulating hormone stimulation test,
  2. thyroidectomy,
  3. thyroiditis,
  4. thyroliberin,
  5. thyromegaly,
  6. thyroparathyroidectomy,
  7. thyroprival,
  8. thyroprivia,
  9. thyroptosis,
  10. thyrosis


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