also thyrotrophic adjective Date: circa 1923 exerting or characterized by a direct influence on the secretory activity of the thyroid gland <
thyrotropic functions

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • thyrotropic — See thyrotropin. * * * …   Universalium

  • thyrotropic — Stimulating or nurturing the thyroid gland. SYN: thyrotrophic. [thyro + G. trope, a turning] * * * thy·ro·tro·pic .thī rə trō pik, träp ik also thy·ro·tro·phic trō fik adj exerting or characterized by a direct influence on the secretory activity… …   Medical dictionary

  • thyrotropic — thy·ro·trop·ic …   English syllables

  • thyrotropic — adjective see thyrotrophic …   Useful english dictionary

  • thyrotropic hormone — also thyrotrophic hormone n thyroid stimulating hormone …   Medical dictionary

  • thyrotropic hormone — noun Date: 1940 thyroid stimulating hormone …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thyrotropic-releasing hormone — (= protirelin; TRH; thyroliberin; TRF) Tripeptide (pyroGlu His Pro NH2) that releases thyrotropin from the anterior pituitary by stimulating adenyl cyclase. May also have neurotransmitter and paracrine functions …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • thyrotropic hormone — noun anterior pituitary hormone that stimulates the function of the thyroid gland • Syn: ↑thyrotropin, ↑thyrotrophin, ↑thyrotrophic hormone, ↑thyroid stimulating hormone, ↑TSH • Hypernyms: ↑hormone, ↑endocrine …   Useful english dictionary

  • THRF — thyrotropic hormone releasing factor …   Medical dictionary

  • THTH — thyrotropic hromone …   Medical dictionary

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