thyroglobulin


thyroglobulin

n.

  1. A thyroid protein that is the precursor to iodine-containing hormones and is typically present in the colloid of thyroid gland follicles.
  2. A substance extracted from the thyroid glands of hogs, formerly used as a thyroid hormone supplement to treat hypothyroidism.

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