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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: triiodothyronine(0.00865 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to triiodothyronine.
English → English (WordNet)
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 [syn: liothyronine, T]
English → English (gcide)
Thyroid \Thy"roid\, a. [Gr. qyreoeidh`s shield-shaped; qyreo`s a
large, oblong shield (from qy`ra a door) + e'i^dos form: cf.
F. thyro["i]de, thyr['e]o["i]de.]
1. Shaped like an oblong shield; shield-shaped; as, the
2. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the thyroid body, thyroid
cartilage, or thyroid artery; thyroideal.
Thyroid cartilage. See under Larynx.
Thyroid body, or Thyroid gland (Anat.), an endocrine
gland having two lobes, located in the floor of the mouth
or the region of the larynx, which secretes two hormones
(thyroxine and triiodothyronine) that regulate the
rates of growth and metabloism. In man and most mammals it
is a highly vascular organ, partly surrounding the base of
the larynx and the upper part of the trachea. Cases of
hypothyroidism, where the gland is insufficiently active,
can be treated by administration of thyroxine or a
combination of thyroxine and triiodothyronine.
Thyroid dislocation (Surg.), dislocation of the thigh bone
into the thyroid foramen.
Thyroid foramen, the obturator foramen.