thyroid-stimulating hormone

noun

Definition of thyroid-stimulating hormone

: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

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First Known Use of thyroid-stimulating hormone

1941


Medical Dictionary

thyroid-stimulating hormone

noun

medical Definition of thyroid-stimulating hormone

: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

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