thyroid-stimulating hormone

[thahy-roid stim-yuh-ley-ting]

noun Biochemistry.

thyrotropin. Abbreviation: TSH

Nearby words

  1. thyroid gland,
  2. thyroid hormone,
  3. thyroid stimulating hormone,
  4. thyroid storm,
  5. thyroid suppression test,
  6. thyroid-stimulating hormone stimulation test,
  7. thyroidectomy,
  8. thyroiditis,
  9. thyroliberin,
  10. thyromegaly

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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Medicine definitions for thyroid-stimulating hormone

thyroid-stimulating hormone

n.

thyrotropin

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