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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An iodine containing protein that is obtained from the gland at the base of the neck

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  • Low serum thyroglobulin as a clue to the diagnosis of thyrotoxicosis factitia.
  • They had produced antibodies to the thyroglobulin and developed lesions in their thyroids.
  • At need, the thyroxine content of the thyroglobulin is stripped off and sent out into the bloodstream.
  • However, thyroglobulin is a large protein molecule, possessing a molecular weight, we now know, of up to 700,000. for more
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