Definition of Thyrotropin-releasing hormone

1. Noun. Hormone released by the hypothalamus that controls the release of thyroid-stimulating hormone from the anterior pituitary.




Medical Definition of Thyrotropin-releasing hormone

1. See thyrotrophic releasing hormone. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thyrotropin-releasing Hormone

thyrotoxicosis
thyrotoxicotic
thyrotoxin
thyrotoxins
thyrotroph
thyrotrophic
thyrotrophic hormone
thyrotrophic releasing hormone
thyrotrophin
thyrotrophins
thyrotropic
thyrotropic hormone
thyrotropin
thyrotropin-producing adenoma
thyrotropin-releasing factor
thyrotropin-releasing hormone (current term)
thyrotropin-releasing hormone stimulation test
thyrotropin resistance
thyrotropins
thyroxin
thyroxine
thyroxine-binding globulin
thyroxine-binding protein
thyroxine-binding proteins
thyroxine sodium
thyroxines
thyroxins
thyrse
thyrses
thyrseus

Literary usage of Thyrotropin-releasing hormone

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1. The Neuroscience of Mental Health: A Report on Neuroscience Research edited by Stephen H. Koslow (1997)
"... hormone Neuropeptide Y Neurotensin Oxytocin Prolactin Somatostatin Substance K Substance P thyrotropin-releasing hormone Vasoactive intestinal peptide ..."

2. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"... thyrotropin-releasing hormone stimulation of thyrotrophs), tyrosine kinase (eg, after insulin binding to the membrane receptor), and calcium ion flux. ..."

3. Schizophrenia, 1993: A Special Report edited by David Shore, Samuel J. Keith (1996)
"Wahby, VS; Ibrahim, С.Л.; Ciller, EL; Mason, JW; Saddik, FW; Adams, JR; Martin, RP; and Milad, ER Thyrotropin response to thyrotropin-releasing hormone in ..."

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