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thyrocalcitonin

Syllabification: thy·ro·cal·ci·to·nin
Pronunciation: /ˌTHīrōˌkalsiˈtōnin
 
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Definition of thyrocalcitonin in English:

noun

Another term for calcitonin, believed until the late 1960s to denote a different hormone.

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