dextrothyroxine etymology

English word dextrothyroxine comes from English dextro-, English thyroxine

Detailed word origin of dextrothyroxine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dextro- English (eng) (chemistry) Denoting a dextrorotatory form of an enantiomer.. Right; on the right; toward the right.
thyroxine English (eng) (hormone) A hormone (an iodine derivative of tyrosine), produced by the thyroid gland, that regulates cell metabolism and growth.
dextrothyroxine English (eng) A drug that increases hepatic lipase.

Words with the same origin as dextrothyroxine

Descendants of dextro-
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