thyrotropin

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thy·ro·tro·pin

 (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.

thyrotropin

(ˌθaɪrəʊˈtrəʊpɪn) or

thyrotrophin

n
(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]

thy•ro•tro•pin

(ˌθaɪ rəˈtroʊ pɪn, θaɪˈrɒ trə-)

also thy•ro•tro•phin

(-fɪn)

n.
an anterior pituitary hormone that regulates the activity of the thyroid gland.
Also called thyroid-stimulating hormone.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations

thy·rot·ro·pin

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

thyrotropin

n tirotropina, hormona estimulante del or de la tiroides
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