thyrocalcitonin

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 (thī′rō-kăl′sĭ-tō′nĭn)

thyrocalcitonin

(ˌθaɪrəʊˌkælsɪˈtəʊnɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) another name for calcitonin
[C20: from thyro- + calcitonin]
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Noun1.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