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Thyroxine: a hormoneproduced by the thyroidgland.
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- noun hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells
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From tetra- + iodo- + thyronine.
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The two most important ones are tetraiodothyronine
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