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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 term hypopituitarism denotes the deficiency of one or more of the hormones of the anterior or posterior pituitary gland whereas, panhypopituitarism is defined as the loss of all the pituitary hormones and the term is often used in clinical practice to describe patients with deficiency in growth hormone (GH), gonadotropins, corticotropin, and thyrotropin. The posterior pituitary function may remain intact in these patients.1 Hypopituitarism is a rare disorder with an estimated incidence of 2.07-4.2 cases per 100,000 per year and a prevalence of 37.5-45.5 cases per 100,000 per year with no gender difference reported.2,3 It is most commonly caused by pituitary tumors, pituitary surgery or radiotherapy.
Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH, Thyrotropin), secreted by the thyrotrope cells of the anterior pituitary, plays a pivotal role in the control of the thyroid axis and serves as the most useful physiologic marker of thyroid action.
Prescription drugs company IBSA Pharma Inc disclosed on Wednesday the availability of Tirosint-SOL (levothyroxine sodium) oral solution in the US market for the treatment of hypothyroidism and pituitary thyrotropin suppression for patients of all ages.
The researchers found that after treatment (range, three to 18 months), thyroid hormone therapy was associated with a reduction in the mean thyrotropin value to the normal reference range versus placebo, but it was not associated with benefit regarding general quality of life or thyroid-related symptoms.
In the article titled "Beta-Arrestin 1 Mediates Liver Thyrotropin Regulation of Cholesterol Conversion Metabolism via the Akt-Dependent Pathway" [1], the first affiliation was incomplete.
Thyrotropin receptor [TSHR] is a member of the seven transmembrane-spanning receptors, one of the subfamilies of glycoprotein hormone receptors (GPHR) [11].
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.
Congenital central hypothyroidism (CCH) is a very rare disease associated with insufficient thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH; also called thyrotropin) stimulation of a normally located thyroid gland.
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.

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