thy·ro·tro·pin noun \ˌthī-rə-ˈtrō-pən\
Origin of THYROTROPIN
First Known Use: 1939
thy·ro·tro·pin noun \ˌthī-rə-ˈtrō-pən\ (Medical Dictionary)
: a recombinant form of thyroid-stimulating hormone used especially as a diagnostic agent (as in the detection of thyroid cancer)—called also thyrotropin alfa
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