thyrocalcitonin(redirected from Calcitonin and Calcitonin Stimulation Tests)
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(Biochemistry) another name for calcitonin
[C20: from thyro- + calcitonin]
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|Noun||1.||thyrocalcitonin - thyroid hormone that tends to lower the level of calcium in the blood plasma and inhibit resorption of bone|
thyroid hormone - any of several closely related compounds that are produced by the thyroid gland and are active metabolically
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