levothyroxine

noun

le·​vo·​thy·​rox·​ine
variants or British laevothyroxine
: 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

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“Levothyroxine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/levothyroxine. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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