- One of the thyroid hormones; an organic iodine containing compound secreted in small amounts by the thyroid gland; most circulating triiodothyroinine is produced by the deiodination of thyroxine in the peripheral tissues.
Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- A thyroid hormone. Also called triiodothyronine or liothyronine sodium.
Definition from: NCI Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.