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Thyroxine (Code C2302)

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Preferred Name: Thyroxine

Definition: A hormone synthesized and secreted by the thyroid gland containing four iodine atoms and is converted to triiodothyronine (T3) in the body, influencing metabolism and organ function.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A hormone that is made by the thyroid gland and contains iodine. T4 increases the rate of chemical reactions in cells and helps control growth and development. T4 can also be made in the laboratory and is used to treat thyroid disorders.

Label: Thyroxine

NCI Thesaurus Code: C2302 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0040165  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)

External Source Codes: 
UMLS CUI C0040165

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C2302
Legacy_Concept_Name Thyroxine
Semantic_Type Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein
Semantic_Type Hormone

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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