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

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thyroglobulin

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

medical Definition of thyroglobulin

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

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