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thyroid-stimulating hormone

[ thahy-roid -stim-yuh-ley-ting ]
/ ˈθaɪ rɔɪd ˌstɪm yəˌleɪ tɪŋ /
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noun Biochemistry.

thyrotropin. Abbreviation: TSH

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Origin of thyroid-stimulating hormone

First recorded in 1955–60
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British Dictionary definitions for thyroid-stimulating hormone

thyroid-stimulating hormone

noun

another name for thyrotropin Abbreviation: TSH
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Medical definitions for thyroid-stimulating hormone

thyroid-stimulating hormone

n.

thyrotropin
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Scientific definitions for thyroid-stimulating hormone

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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