thyroid hormone

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n thyroid hormone any of several closely related compounds that are produced by the thyroid gland and are active metabolically
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Usage


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The Effect of Herbal Medications on Thyroid Hormone Economy and Estrogen -Sensitive Hepatic Proteins in a Patient With Prostate Cancer.
Flame retardant linked to altered thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy.
Despite its small size, the thyroid gland has a huge job: to produce hormones that regulate metabolism, or the rate at which cells convert food and other substances into energy.
Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid makes extra hormone, often raising metabolism and heart rate.
In a series of studies, hyperthyroid cats were fed iodine-restricted diets and their thyroid hormone levels monitored.
Thyroid hormones control energy metabolism, body temperature, reproduction, and growth.
Progesterone stimulates production of thyroid hormone, important to every aspect of life.
Monocarboxylate transporter 8 (MCT8) is a thyroid hormone transporter, the gene of which is located on the X chromosome.
Primary hypothyroidism is a thyroid hormone deficiency resulting from impaired function of the thyroid gland .
A chemical found in many common products, including plastic bottles and canned food linings, is linked in a new study to thyroid hormone changes in pregnant women and baby boys.
BPA linked to thyroid hormone changes, study says.
BPA linked to thyroid hormone changes in pregnant women and newborn boys.
The Effect of Herbal Medications on Thyroid Hormone Economy and Estrogen-Sensitive Hepatic Proteins in a Patient With Prostate Cancer.
Monocarboxylate transporter 8 (MCT8) is a thyroid hormone transporter , the gene of which is located on the X chromosome.
The findings raise concerns because thyroid hormones play a crucial role in growth and brain development in young children, health experts note.
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