thyroglobulin

noun
thy·​ro·​glob·​u·​lin | \ ˌthī-rō-ˈglä-byə-lən How to pronounce thyroglobulin (audio) \

Definition of thyroglobulin

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

First Known Use of thyroglobulin

circa 1905, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of thyroglobulin was circa 1905

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“Thyroglobulin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thyroglobulin. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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thyroglobulin

noun
thy·​ro·​glob·​u·​lin | \ ˌthī-rō-ˈgläb-yə-lən How to pronounce thyroglobulin (audio) \

Medical Definition of thyroglobulin

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

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