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thy•ro•tro•pin



Pronunciation: (thī"ru-trō'pin, thī-ro'tru-), [key]
n. Biochem.
an anterior pituitary hormone that regulates the activity of the thyroid gland. Also,thy•ro•tro•phin(thī"ru•trō'fin, thī•ro'tru-). Also called thyroid-stimulating hormone.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

thyrotrophicthyrotropin-releasing hormone
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