thyrotropic hormone


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thyrotropic hormone

[¦thī·rə¦träp·ik ′hȯr‚mōn]
(biochemistry)
A hormone produced by the adenohypophysis which regulates thyroid gland function. Also known as thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH).
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