thyronine

noun

thy·​ro·​nine ˈthī-rə-ˌnēn How to pronounce thyronine (audio) -nən How to pronounce thyronine (audio)
: a phenolic amino acid C15H15NO4 of which thyroxine is a derivative
also : any of various derivatives and especially iodinated derivatives of this

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“Thyronine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thyronine. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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