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Lats --> long-acting thyroid stimulator

(Science: endocrinology, immunology) a thyroid stimulating antibody which is directed against a receptor for tsh on the thyroid gland.

this antibody acts like tsh and stimulates the thyroid to produce excessive amounts of thyroid hormone. The presence of this antibody generally indicates graves disease (hyperthyroidism).

Acronym: lats

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Why do women live longer than men?

... are past on, than 25% etc. in the end, the "origanal" genes are "wiped out" through the generations. On the other hand, if lats say somone that can live forever, like an elf, is killed thats it for the genes... For the genes it would be best to live forever in one organism, ...

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by ManBearPig89
Sat Mar 20, 2010 3:00 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why do women live longer than men?
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