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thyrotropic

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adjective thy·ro·tro·pic \ˌthī-rə-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträ-\

Definition of thyrotropic

  1. :  exerting or characterized by a direct influence on the secretory activity of the thyroid gland <thyrotropic functions>



Circa 1923

First Known Use of thyrotropic

circa 1923

Variants of thyrotropic

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thyrotrophic

play \-ˈtrō-fik\

Medical Dictionary

thyrotropic

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adjective thy·ro·tro·pic \ˌthī-rə-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträp-ik\

Medical Definition of thyrotropic

  1. :  exerting or characterized by a direct influence on the secretory activity of the thyroid gland



Variants of thyrotropic

also

thyrotrophic

\-ˈtrō-fik\play

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of thyrotropic


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