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thyroid-stimulating hormone

[thahy-roid stim-yuh-ley-ting] /ˈθaɪ rɔɪd ˌstɪm yəˌleɪ tɪŋ/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
thyrotropin.
Abbreviation: TSH.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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British Dictionary definitions for thyroid stimulating hormone

thyroid-stimulating hormone

noun
1.
another name for thyrotropin TSH
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thyroid stimulating hormone in Medicine

thyroid-stimulating hormone n.
Abbr. TSH
See thyrotropin.

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thyroid stimulating hormone in Science
thyroid stimulating hormone  
A glycoprotein hormone secreted by the anterior portion of the pituitary gland that stimulates and regulates the activity of the thyroid gland. Also called thyrotropin.
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