thyroprotein

1. SYN: thyroglobulin (1). 2. An iodinated protein, usually casein, that has thyroxine activity.

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thy·ro·pro·tein .thī-rō-'prō-.tēn, -'prōt-ē-ən n any of various preparations made by iodinating proteins and having physiological activity similar to that of thyroxine and related iodinated protein constituents from the thyroid gland esp IODINATED CASEIN compare IODOPROTEIN

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  • thyroprotein — thy·ro·protein …   English syllables

  • thyroprotein — noun a preparation made from iodinated protein and having an action similar to thyroxine • Hypernyms: ↑iodoprotein, ↑iodinated protein * * * |thīrō+ noun Etymology: thyr + protein : any of various preparations made by iodinating proteins and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • iodoprotein — noun a protein that contains iodine (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑iodinated protein • Hypernyms: ↑protein • Hyponyms: ↑thyroprotein, ↑thyroglobulin * * * “+ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thyroglobulin — A protein found in the thyroid gland. Some thyroglobulin can be found in the blood, and this amount may be measured after thyroid surgery to determine whether thyroid cancer has recurred. Thyroglobulin derived from pig thyroid glands is sometimes …   Medical dictionary

  • iodoprotein — io·do·pro·tein prō .tēn, prōt ē ən n an iodine containing protein compare THYROPROTEIN …   Medical dictionary

  • iodinated protein — noun a protein that contains iodine • Syn: ↑iodoprotein • Hypernyms: ↑protein • Hyponyms: ↑thyroprotein, ↑thyroglobulin …   Useful english dictionary

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