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thyrotrophic

[ thahy-ruh-trof-ik, -troh-fik ]
/ ˌθaɪ rəˈtrɒf ɪk, -ˈtroʊ fɪk /

adjective

capable of stimulating the thyroid gland.

Nearby words

thyrotomy, thyrotoxic, thyrotoxic crisis, thyrotoxicosis, thyrotroph, thyrotrophic, thyrotropic, thyrotropin, thyrotropin-releasing hormone, thyrotropin-releasing hormone stimulation test, thyroxin
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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for thyrotropic

thyrotropic

[ thī′rə-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk ]

adj.

Stimulating or nurturing the thyroid gland.
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