HyperDic: thyroid_hormone

English > 1 sense of the expression thyroid hormone:
NOUNbodythyroid hormoneany of several closely related compounds that are produced by the thyroid gland and are active metabolically
English > thyroid hormone: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningAny of several closely related compounds that are produced by the thyroid gland and are active metabolically.
Narrowercalcitonin, thyrocalcitoninthyroid hormone that tends to lower the level of calcium in the blood plasma and inhibit resorption of bone
thyroxine, thyroxin, tetraiodothyronine, Thormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells
triiodothyronine, liothyronine, Tthyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity
Broaderhormone, endocrine, internal secretionThe secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
Spanishtiroxina
Catalanhormona de la tiroide, hormona tiroïdal, tiroxina

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