thyroprotein

noun

thy·​ro·​pro·​tein ˌthī-rō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən How to pronounce thyroprotein (audio)
: any of various preparations made by iodinating proteins and having physiological activity similar to that of thyroxine and related iodinated protein constituents from the thyroid gland
especially : iodinated casein compare iodoprotein

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“Thyroprotein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thyroprotein. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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