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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Hormone produced by the gland at he base of the neck to regulate metabolism

Usage examples (32)
  • And so, the gland overproduces the hormone thyroxin.
  • Like thyroxin, adrenaline also increases the BMR but to a lesser extent.
  • The thyroid must have iodine to make thyroxin, the main thyroid hormone.
  • My antibodies came down from 615 to 167 as of Feb., and I no longer need thyroxin. for more
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