thyrotropin-releasing hormone


thyrotropin–releasing hormone

noun

Definition of THYROTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE

:  a tripeptide hormone synthesized in the hypothalamus that stimulates secretion of thyroid-stimulating hormone —called also thyrotropin-releasing factor

First Known Use of THYROTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE

1968

thyrotropin–releasing hormone

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THYROTROPIN–RELEASING HORMONE

: a tripeptide hormone synthesized in the hypothalamus that stimulates secretion of thyroid-stimulating hormone by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland—abbreviation TRH; called also protirelin, thyrotropin-releasing factor

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