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levothyroxine

noun le·vo·thy·rox·ine

Medical Definition of levothyroxine

  1. :  the levorotatory isomer of thyroxine that is administered in the form of its sodium salt C15H10I4NNaO4 in the treatment of hypothyroidism—see levothroid, levoxyl, synthroid

Variants of levothyroxine

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laevothyroxine

\ˌlē-vō-thī-ˈräk-ˌsēn, -sən\play

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