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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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thyrotropic in Medicine

thyrotropic thy·ro·trop·ic (thī'rə-trŏp'ĭk, -trō'pĭk) or thy·ro·troph·ic (-trŏf'ĭk, -trō'fĭk)
adj.
Stimulating or nurturing the thyroid gland.

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