SYN: thyrotropic. [thyro- + G. trophe, nourishment]

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thy·ro·tro·phic (thi″ro-troґfik) thyrotropic.

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  • thyrotrophic — adjective see thyrotropic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thyrotrophic — /thuy reuh trof ik, troh fik/, adj. capable of stimulating the thyroid gland. Also, thyrotropic /thuy reuh trop ik, troh pik/. [1920 25; THYRO + TROPHIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • thyrotrophic — adjective a) That stimulates the thyroid gland b) Of or pertaining to thyrotropism Syn: thyrotropic …   Wiktionary

  • thyrotrophic — thy·ro·trophic …   English syllables

  • thyrotrophic — thy•ro•troph•ic [[t]ˌθaɪ rəˈtrɒf ɪk, ˈtroʊ fɪk[/t]] also thy•ro•trop•ic [[t] ˈtrɒp ɪk, ˈtroʊ pɪk[/t]] adj. biochem. capable of stimulating the thyroid gland • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • thyrotrophic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • thyrotrophic hormone — noun anterior pituitary hormone that stimulates the function of the thyroid gland (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑thyrotropin, ↑thyrotropic hormone, ↑thyrotrophin, ↑thyroid stimulating hormone, ↑TSH • Hypernyms: ↑hormo …   Useful english dictionary

  • TEF (gene) — Thyrotrophic embryonic factor, also known as TEF, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: TEF thyrotrophic embryonic factor| url = Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=7008| accessdate = ] PBB… …   Wikipedia

  • Pituitary adenoma — Classification and external resources ICD 10 D35.2 …   Wikipedia

  • thyrotropic — also thyrotrophic adjective Date: circa 1923 exerting or characterized by a direct influence on the secretory activity of the thyroid gland < thyrotropic functions > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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