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-)
n.
A hormone secreted by the hypothalamus that stimulates release of thyroid-stimulating hormone (thyrotropin).

TRH

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