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Definition 1: thyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity; exerts the same biological effects as thyroxine but is more potent and briefer - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for t in the sense of this definition

(t is a kind of ...) any of several closely related compounds that are produced by the thyroid gland and are active metabolically

Definition 2: hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells - [noun denoting body]

Samples where t or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • thyroxine is 65% iodine

Synonyms for t in the sense of this definition

(t is a kind of ...) any of several closely related compounds that are produced by the thyroid gland and are active metabolically

Definition 3: the 20th letter of the Roman alphabet - [noun denoting communication]

(t is a kind of ...) the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech

"his grandmother taught him his letters"

(... is a member of t) the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe

Definition 4: a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for t in the sense of this definition

(t is a kind of ...) a decimal unit of weight based on the gram

(t is a part of ...) a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms

Definition 5: one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose) - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for t in the sense of this definition

(t is a kind of ...) a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)

Definition 6: a base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for t in the sense of this definition

(t is a kind of ...) any of several basic compounds derived from pyrimidine

(... is made of the substance t) (biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; associated with the transmission of genetic information

"DNA is the king of molecules"

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