THYROXINE (T4)

noun. A hormone consisting of iodine which is generated by the thyroid gland: the primary thyroid hormone. It assists in regulation of metabolism by managing oxidation rate in cells.

THYROXINE (T4): "Thyroxine levels in the bloodstream are measured for standard thyroid tests."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THYROXINE (T4)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/thyroxine-t4/ (accessed July 17, 2019).
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