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thyroglobulin

noun thy·ro·glob·u·lin \-ˈglä-byə-lən\

Definition of THYROGLOBULIN

:  an iodine-containing protein of the thyroid gland that is the precursor of thyroxine and triiodothyronine

Origin of THYROGLOBULIN

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1905

thyroglobulin

noun thy·ro·glob·u·lin \ˌthī-rō-ˈgläb-yə-lən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THYROGLOBULIN

:  an iodine-containing protein of the thyroid gland that on proteolysis yields thyroxine and triiodothyronine

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