Definition of Thyronine

1. Noun. A phenolic amino acid of which thyroxine is a derivative.

Generic synonyms: Amino Acid, Aminoalkanoic Acid



Definition of Thyronine

1. Noun. (amino acid) A phenolic amino acid that occurs naturally only in the iodinated form of thyroxine ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Thyronine

1. HOC6H4-O-C6H4-CH2-CHNH2-COOH;an amino acid with a diphenyl ether group in the side chain; occurs in proteins only in the form of iodinated derivatives (iodothyronines), such as thyroxine. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thyronine

thyroidism
thyroiditis
thyroiditises
thyroidology
thyroidotomy
thyroids
thyrointoxication
thyrolaryngeal
thyroliberin
thyroliberin pyroglutamylpeptidase
thyrolingual
thyrolingual cyst
thyrolingual duct
thyrolytic
thyromegaly
thyronine (current term)
thyronines
thyropalatine
thyroparathyroidectomy
thyropathy
thyroperoxidase
thyropharyngeal
thyropharyngeal part of inferior pharyngeal constrictor muscle
thyroplasties
thyroplasty
thyroprival
thyroprivia
thyroprivic
thyroprotein
thyroptosis

Literary usage of Thyronine

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1. The Menopause, Hormone Therapy, and Women's Health by 52003012847, Office of Technology Assessment, United States, Congress (1992)
"... one on each side of the trachea, joined by a narrow isthmus, producing hormones (thyroxine and triiodo- thyronine) that require iodine ..."

2. Thin-Layer Chromatography: A Camag Bibliography edited by Dieter Janchen (1992)
"Inst. Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA): Synthesis and characterization of N-bromoacetyl-3,3',5-triiodo-L-thyronine. J. Chromatogr. 538. 165-175 (1991). ..."

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