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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (38)
  • thyroxine is 65% iodine
  • The thyroid gland secretes an inactive thyroid hormone called thyroxine, also known as T4.
  • Your brain needs thyroid hormone, called thyroxine or T4, to develop and function properly.
  • It takes iodine from the food we eat to make iodine-containing hormones called thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). for more
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