thyroglobulin

noun
thy·ro·glob·u·lin | \ˌthī-rō-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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circa 1905, in the meaning defined above

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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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