tri-iodothyronine


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tri-iodothyronine

one of the thyroid hormones; an organic iodine-containing compound liberated from thyroglobulin by hydrolysis. It has several times the biological activity of thyroxine. Called also T3.

tri-iodothyronine (T3) suppression test
the difference between the serum levels of T3 and T4 before and after oral administration of tri-iodothyronine for two days. With normal thyroid function, there is a marked decrease in T3 levels, but in hyperthyroidism there is little change. Used in cats when other laboratory indicators are ambiguous.
tri-iodothyronine uptake
the uptake of the compound by red blood cells is used as a measure of thyroid function. Called also T3 uptake.
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Diagnosis of GD was based on the presence of clinical and biochemical thyrotoxicosis [suppressed thyrotropin (TSH) and/or elevated free tri-iodothyronine (FT3) and/or free thyroxine (FT4) and positive TSH receptor antibody (TRAb)], diffuse or nodular goiter, and increased radioactive iodine (RAI) uptake.
Rats who consumed low-mineral water for one year showed "reduced secretions of tri-iodothyronine and aldosterone, and increased secretion of Cortisol," according to a Russian study in the WHO report.
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