thyrotropin

noun thy·ro·tro·pin \ ˌthī-rə-ˈtrō-pən \
variants: or less commonly thyrotrophin play \-fən\

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Origin and Etymology of thyrotropin

thyrotropic, thyrotrophic


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thyrotropin

noun thy·ro·tro·pin \ ˌthī-rə-ˈtrō-pən \
variants: also thyrotrophin play \-fən\

medical Definition of thyrotropin

2 :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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