thyroactive

adjective

thy·​ro·​ac·​tive ˌthī-rō-ˈak-tiv How to pronounce thyroactive (audio)
1
: capable of entering into the thyroid metabolism and of being incorporated into the thyroid hormone
thyroactive iodine
2
: simulating the action of the thyroid hormone
thyroactive iodinated casein

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“Thyroactive.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thyroactive. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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