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Thyroid (USP)

A dehydrated extract of thyroid glands from domesticated animals. After the removal of fat and connective tissue, the extract is dried or lyophilized to yield a yellowish to buff-colored amorphous powder containing 0.17-0.23% of iodine.

Year introduced: 2011 (1975)

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Tree Number(s): D06.472.931.669

MeSH Unique ID: D013962

Entry Terms:

  • Dried Thyroid
  • Thyroid, Dried
  • Dried Thyroid Extract
  • Extract, Dried Thyroid
  • Thyroid Extract, Dried
  • Thyroid Gland, Desiccated
  • Desiccated Thyroid Gland
  • Thyroideum Siccatum
  • Desiccated Thyroid Extract
  • Thyroid Extract, Desiccated

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