liothyronine liothyronine

Definition(s):

  • (n) thyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity; exerts the same biological effects as thyroxine but is more potent and briefer

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Usage(s):

  • He put the housewife on a low-carbohydrate diet, plus liothyronine, an extract of thyroid hormone.
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