thyrotropin–releasing hormone

noun

Definition of thyrotropin–releasing hormone

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

thyrotropin–releasing hormone

noun

Medical Definition of thyrotropin–releasing hormone

  1. :  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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