diiodotyrosine

noun
di·​io·​do·​ty·​ro·​sine | \ -ˈtī-rə-ˌsēn How to pronounce diiodotyrosine (audio) \

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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“Diiodotyrosine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diiodotyrosine. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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