thyrotropin-releasing hormone

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thy·ro·tro·pin-re·leas·ing hormone

 (thī′rə-trō′pĭn-rĭ-lē′sĭng, thī-rŏt′rə-)
A hormone secreted by the hypothalamus that stimulates release of thyroid-stimulating hormone (thyrotropin).


thyrotropin-releasing hormone: a hormone of the hypothalamus that controls the release of thyrotropin by the pituitary gland.
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Noun1.thyrotropin-releasing hormone - hormone released by the hypothalamus that controls the release of thyroid-stimulating hormone from the anterior pituitary
endocrine, hormone, internal secretion - the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
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Imidazole can be found in many other drugs such as dacarbazine, metronidazole, cimetidine, flumazenil, thyroliberin, methimazole, pilocarpine and etomidate which are used as antineoplastic antibiotic, antiulcerative, benzodiazepine antagonist, prohormone, antihyperthyroid, muscarinic receptor antagonist and hypnotic agents, respectively [8-11].
ETOH, ethanol; PTU, propylthiouracil; TRH, thyroliberin (thyrotropin-releasing hormone); other abbreviations as in Table 1.