thyrotropin


thy·ro·tro·pin

noun \ˌthī-rə-ˈtrō-pən\

Definition of THYROTROPIN

Variants of THYROTROPIN

thy·ro·tro·pin also thy·ro·tro·phin \-fən\

Origin of THYROTROPIN

thyrotropic, thyrotrophic
First Known Use: 1939

thy·ro·tro·pin

noun \ˌthī-rə-ˈtrō-pən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THYROTROPIN

2
: a recombinant form of thyroid-stimulating hormone used especially as a diagnostic agent (as in the detection of thyroid cancer)—called also thyrotropin alfa

Variants of THYROTROPIN

thy·ro·tro·pin also thy·ro·tro·phin \-fən\

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