thyrotropic

adjective
thy·​ro·​tro·​pic | \ ˌthī-rə-ˈtrō-pik How to pronounce thyrotropic (audio) , -ˈträ-\
variants: or less commonly thyrotrophic \ ˌthī-​rə-​ˈtrō-​fik How to pronounce thyrotrophic (audio) , -​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 How to pronounce thyrotropic (audio) , -ˈträp-ik How to pronounce thyrotropic (audio) \
variants: also thyrotrophic \ -​ˈtrō-​fik How to pronounce thyrotrophic (audio) \

Medical Definition of thyrotropic

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

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