LIOTHYRONINE

is a naturally occurring hormone found in the thyroid gland of humans. It has been used as an anti-depressive drug however newer medications are now favoured. The common name for liothronine is cytomel.

LIOTHYRONINE: "One of the naturally occurring drugs, liothyronine, which is synthesized by the thyroid gland."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LIOTHYRONINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/liothyronine/ (accessed October 25, 2020).
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