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genetics of intelligence

a research area concerned with the influence of one’s genetic makeup on intelligence. Investigators have identified precise genes or genetic sequences thought to be involved in generating individual differences in intelligence, but these findings remain speculative.

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May 25th 2024



n. a pharmaceutical preparation of L-triiodothyronine, a naturally occurring thyroid hormone, used to treat conditions associated with thyroid deficiency. It is also used as an adjunct to standard antidepressant therapy in the management of depression that has not responded to standard therapy alone. U.S. trade name (among others): Cytomel.