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 (thī′rə-trō′pĭn, thī-rŏt′rə-) also thy·ro·tro·phin (-fĭn)

thy′ro·tro′pic (-trō′pĭk, -trŏp′ĭk), thy′ro·tro′phic (-trō′fĭk, -trŏf′ĭk) adj.


(ˌθaɪrəʊˈtrəʊpɪn) or


(Biochemistry) a glycoprotein hormone secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland: it stimulates the activity of the thyroid gland. Also called: thyroid-stimulating hormone
[C20: from thyro- + -trope + -in]


(ˌθaɪ rəˈtroʊ pɪn, θaɪˈrɒ trə-)

also thy•ro•tro•phin


an anterior pituitary hormone that regulates the activity of the thyroid gland.
Also called thyroid-stimulating hormone.
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Noun1.thyrotropin - anterior pituitary hormone that stimulates the function of the thyroid gland
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


n. tirotropina, hormona estimulante de la tiroides secretada por el lóbulo anterior de la pituitaria;
___ releasing factorfactor liberador de la ___;
___ releasing hormonehormona estimulante de ___.


n tirotropina, hormona estimulante del or de la tiroides
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The investigators assessed thyrotropin levels in 2,730 men and women aged 70-79 years who were participating in a large cohort study of aging.
1) reported new reference intervals for thyrotropin [thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)] and thyroid hormones, based on National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (NACB) criteria.
Then, from 24 weeks onward, the dose was adjusted every 12 weeks according to serum thyrotropin and free thyroxine (F[T.
In euthyroid individuals with diabetes mellitus, the serum T3 levels, basal TSH levels and TSH response to thyrotropin releasing hormone (TRH) all are strongly influenced by the glycemic status17,18.
Relationship between somatostatin receptor expression and thyrotropin suppression rate
An estimated 8%-18% of people aged 65 and older have subclinical hypothyroidism, which is defined as an elevated serum thyrotropin level and a serum free-thyroxine level within the reference range.
Parameter Reference interval On presentation 4 h later Thyrotropin 0.
Thyrotropin and anti-TPO were measured by electrochemiluminescence.
The effect of type of delivery and povidone-iodine application at delivery on cord dried-blood-specimen thyrotropin level and the rate of hyperthyrotropinemia in mature and normal-birth-weight neonates residing in an iodine-replete area.
5 and a serum thyrotropin (TSH) and free thyroxine of 0.

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