butanol-extractable iodine test
bu·ta·nol-ex·tract·a·ble i·o·dine test
an obsolete test for thyroid function, applicable in patients who have received large amounts of iodine or iodized products.
Synonym(s): BEI test
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butanol-extractable iodine testAn obsolete test formerly used to indirectly measure circulating thyroid hormone.
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