thyrotrophic hormone

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Noun1.thyrotrophic hormone - 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
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The endocrinologist said that there were two types of blood tests used for the diagnosis of hypothyroidism, stating that the first is to test a person's blood for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH).
It is used to treat patients who suffer from hypothyroidism or inadequate levels of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH).
In biochemical examination CK was found as 10535 U/L, and thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) as 32.38 [micro]IU/mL (Table 1).
Blood sample was taken to analyse thyroid stimulating hormone, free tetra-iodothyronine and total tri-iodothyronine using chemiluminescence immunoassay.
Thyroid dysfunction is usually detected by measuring the amount of of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) in your bloodstream.
Free triiodothyronine and thyroid stimulating hormone are directly associated with waist circumference, independently of insulin resistance, metabolic parameters and blood pressure in overweight and obese women.
Biochemical markers may reveal elevation of serum thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) despite normal serum thyroxine (T4), possibly with presence of antithyroid antibodies.
Individuals with poorly performing thyroid gland usually have higher levels of a type of hormone known as the thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) that 'pushes' the gland and urges it to produce more hormones when needed.The study found that women who have unexplained infertility were nearly twice more likely to have higher levels of TSH levels (signalling an underactive thyroid gland) than women whose cause of infertility such as male partner's sperm count was known.
'We also found that blood tests commonly performed to assess thyroid function, including thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) levels and two distinct thyroid hormones called thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3), are associated with the severity of heart failure,' Kannan said.
Should we treat elevated thyroid stimulating hormone levels in obese children and adolescents?
And Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), serum total triiodothyronine (TT3), serum total thyroxine (TT4), level were estimated by chemiluminescence method (using ARCHITECT i1000sr Immunoassay system- ABBOTT).
Thyroid stimulating hormone receptor (TSHR) has been first cloned in 1989.

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