Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A hormone secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that stimulates and regulates the activity of the thyroid gland.

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  • noun A thyroid-stimulating glycoprotein hormone secreted by the pituitary gland

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  • noun anterior pituitary hormone that stimulates the function of the thyroid gland

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[thyro– + –trop(h)ic + –in.]

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  • Aka: TSH for thyroid stimulating hormone.

    March 30, 2009