le·vo·thy·rox·ine or Brit lae·vo·thy·rox·ine .lē-vō-thī-'räk-.sēn, -sən n the levorotatory isomer of thyroxine that is administered in the form of its sodium salt C15H10I4NNaO4 in the treatment of hypothyroidism see levothroid, levoxyl, SYNTHROID

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