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diiodotyrosine

noun di·io·do·ty·ro·sine \ -ˈtī-rə-ˌsēn \

medical Definition of diiodotyrosine

: an iodinated tyrosine C9H9I2NO3 that is produced in the thyroid gland from monoiodotyrosine and that combines with monoiodotyrosine to form triiodothyronine called also iodogorgoic acid

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