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Meaning of THYROID-STIMULATING HORMONE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  anterior pituitary hormone that stimulates the function of the thyroid gland
 
 Synonyms: thyrotrophic hormone, thyrotrophin, thyrotropic hormone, thyrotropin, TSH
 
 See Also: hormone, internal secretion

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A chemical messenger regulating thyroid activity and produced by the pituitary gland, in excessive amounts when the thyroid gland fails to respond because of underactivity.
 

 

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