thyrotropic

adjective
thy·​ro·​tro·​pic | \ˌthī-rə-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträ-\
variants: or less commonly thyrotrophic \ˌthī-​rə-​ˈtrō-​fik, -​ˈträ-​ \

Definition of thyrotropic 

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

First Known Use of thyrotropic

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

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thyrotropic

adjective
thy·​ro·​tro·​pic | \ˌthī-rə-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträp-ik \
variants: also thyrotrophic \-​ˈtrō-​fik \

Medical Definition of thyrotropic 

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

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