- thyrotropin. Abbreviation: TSH
Origin of thyroid-stimulating hormone
First recorded in 1955–60
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- another name for thyrotropin Abbreviation: TSH
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thyroid stimulating hormone
- A glycoprotein hormone secreted by the anterior portion of the pituitary gland that stimulates and regulates the activity of the thyroid gland. Also called thyrotropin
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