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tri·io·do·thy·ro·nine

n :  a crystalline iodine-containing hormone C15H12I3NO4 that is an amino acid derived from thyroxine and is used esp. in the form of its soluble sodium salt in the treatment of hypothyroidism and metabolic insufficiency - called also liothyronine , 3  .
 
 

 
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