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thyrotropin-releasing hormone

[ thahy-ruh-troh-pin ri-lee-sing, thahy-ro-truh- ]
/ ˌθaɪ rəˈtroʊ pɪn rɪˌli sɪŋ, θaɪˈrɒ trə- /
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noun Biochemistry.
a small peptide hormone, produced by the hypothalamus, that controls the release of thyrotropin by the pituitary. Abbreviation: TRH
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Also called thy·ro·tro·pin-re·leas·ing fac·tor.

Origin of thyrotropin-releasing hormone

First recorded in 1965–70

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Medical definitions for thyrotropin-releasing hormone

thyrotropin-releasing hormone

n.
A tripeptide hormone secreted by the hypothalamus that stimulates the release of thyrotropin.thyroliberin
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