thyroprotein

noun
thy·​ro·​pro·​tein | \ˌthī-rō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən \

Medical Definition of thyroprotein 

: 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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