Definition of thyroid-stimulating hormone in English:

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thyroid-stimulating hormone

noun

Another term for thyrotropin.
Example sentences
  • It is an autoimmune disease caused by an antibody, active against the thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor, which stimulates the gland to synthesize and secrete excess thyroid hormone.
  • He then delves into thyroid physiology and the effect of thyroid hormones on peripheral tissues, thyroid-stimulating hormone, and thyrotropin-releasing hormone.
  • A sensitive thyroid-stimulating hormone test should be drawn on patients to determine those with thyrotoxicosis or hypothyroidism.

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Syllabification: thy·roid-stim·u·lat·ing hor·mone

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