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Thyroglobulin

Synonym(s)

  • TG - thyroglobulin

Definition(s)

An iodine-containing protein of the thyroid gland that on proteolysis yields thyroxine and triiodothyronine

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

The form that thyroid hormone takes when stored in the cells of the thyroid.

Definition from:  National Cancer Institute dictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: November 17, 2014