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thyroglobulin

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

Definition of thyroglobulin

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



Origin and Etymology of thyroglobulin

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1905


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thyroglobulin

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noun thy·ro·glob·u·lin \ˌthī-rō-ˈgläb-yə-lən\

Medical Definition of thyroglobulin

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




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