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thyroactive

adjective thy·ro·ac·tive \ ˌthī-rō-ˈak-tiv \

medical Definition of thyroactive

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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