thyrocalcitonin
noun Date: 1963 calcitonin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • thyrocalcitonin — ☆ thyrocalcitonin [thī΄rō kal΄si tō′nin ] n. 〚 THYRO + CALCI + TON(E) + IN1〛 CALCITONIN …   Universalium

  • thyrocalcitonin — ☆ thyrocalcitonin [thī΄rō kal΄si tō′nin ] n. [ THYRO + CALCI + TON(E) + IN1] CALCITONIN …   English World dictionary

  • Thyrocalcitonin — A hormone, also called calcitonin, produced by the thyroid gland that lowers the levels of calcium and phosphate in the blood and promotes the formation of bone. Bone is in a constant state of remodeling whereby old bone is removed by cells… …   Medical dictionary

  • thyrocalcitonin — noun A hormone, secreted by parenchymal cells, that regulates calcium and phosphate metabolism. Syn: calcitonin …   Wiktionary

  • thyrocalcitonin — thy·ro·calcitonin …   English syllables

  • thyrocalcitonin — n.; see calcitonin …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • thyrocalcitonin — noun thyroid hormone that tends to lower the level of calcium in the blood plasma and inhibit resorption of bone • Syn: ↑calcitonin • Hypernyms: ↑thyroid hormone …   Useful english dictionary

  • calcitonin — thyrocalcitonin; n. a hormone, produced by C cells in the thyroid gland, that lowers the levels of calcium and phosphate in the blood. A recombinant form of calcitonin, salcatonin (Miacalcic), is given by injection to treat hypercalcaemia and… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Calcitonin — A hormone produced by the thyroid gland that lowers the levels of calcium and phosphate in the blood and promotes the formation of bone. Bone is in a constant state of remodeling whereby old bone is removed by cells called osteoclast and new bone …   Medical dictionary

  • Тиреокальцитонин —         кальцитонин, гормон позвоночных животных и человека, вызывающий понижение содержания Ca2+ в плазме крови. У рыб, земноводных, пресмыкающихся и птиц вырабатывается в так называемых ультимобранхиальных тельцах, развивающихся из последней… …   Большая советская энциклопедия

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