"Triiodothyronine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A T3 thyroid hormone normally synthesized and secreted by the thyroid gland in much smaller quantities than thyroxine (T4). Most T3 is derived from peripheral monodeiodination of T4 at the 5' position of the outer ring of the iodothyronine nucleus. The hormone finally delivered and used by the tissues is mainly T3.
- T3 Thyroid Hormone
- Thyroid Hormone, T3
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