thyroid–stimulating hormone noun
: a hormone that is secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland and stimulates the thyroid gland —abbreviation TSH —called also thyrotropic hormone, thyrotropin
First Known Use of THYROID-STIMULATING HORMONE
thyroid–stimulating hormone noun (Medical Dictionary)
: a hormone secreted by the adenohypophysis of the pituitary gland that regulates the formation and secretion of thyroid hormone—called also thyrotropic hormone, thyrotropin, TSH
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up thyroid-stimulating hormone? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).