Definition of Thyrotropic hormone
1. Noun. Anterior pituitary hormone that stimulates the function of the thyroid gland.
Generic synonyms: Endocrine, Hormone, Internal Secretion
Medical Definition of Thyrotropic hormone
1. thyroid stimulating hormone
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Literary usage of Thyrotropic hormone
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1. Glossary of HIV/Aids-related Terms edited by Barry Leonard (1995)
"... ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone), which controls steroid hormone secretion by the adrenal cortex; thyrotropic hormone, which stimulates the activity ..."
2. Biological Science And Biotechnology in Russia: Controlling Diseases and by Dsc, National Research Council, Rossiĭskai︠a︡ akademii︠a︡ nauk, Institute of Medicine (U.S.), National Academies Press (U.S.) (2006)
"... The STG-IFA immunoenzyme kit for detection of somatotropic hormone; • The TTG-IFA immunoenzyme kit for detection of thyrotropic hormone; • The AFP-IFA ..."