thyroid-stimulating hormone

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thy·roid-stim·u·lat·ing hormone

n. Abbr. TSH
A hormone secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that stimulates and regulates the activity of the thyroid gland. Also called thyrotropin.

thyroid-stimulating hormone

(Biochemistry) another name for thyrotropinAbbreviation: TSH


(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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thyroid-stimulating 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

thy·roid-stim·u·lat·ing hor·mone

n. hormona estimulante de la secreción tiroidea. V.: thyrotropin
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