thyrotrophic

[thahy-ruh-trof-ik, -troh-fik]
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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thyrotropic in Medicine

thyrotropic

[thī′rə-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk]
adj.
  1. Stimulating or nurturing the thyroid gland.
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