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thyrotrophic

[ thahy-ruh-trof-ik, -troh-fik ]
/ ˌθaɪ rəˈtrɒf ɪk, -ˈtroʊ fɪk /
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adjective
capable of stimulating the thyroid gland.
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Also thy·ro·trop·ic [thahy-ruh-trop-ik, -troh-pik]. /ˌθaɪ rəˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/.

Origin of thyrotrophic

First recorded in 1920–25; thyro- + -trophic
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