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thyrotrophic

[thahy-ruh-trof-ik, -troh-fik] /ˌθaɪ rəˈtrɒf ɪk, -ˈtroʊ fɪk/
adjective
1.
capable of stimulating the thyroid gland.
Also, thyrotropic
[thahy-ruh-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌθaɪ rəˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; thyro- + -trophic
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