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radioactive thyroxine


Definition: thyroxine in which a radioisotope of iodine (125I or 131I) is incorporated into its molecule; used in experiments tracing the metabolism of thyroxine.

Synonym(s): labeled thyroxine, radiolabeled thyroxine, radiothyroxin

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