thyrotrophic


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Related to thyrotrophic: thyrotropic, thyrotropic hormone

thyrotropic

 [thi″ro-trop´ik]
1. pertaining to or marked by thyrotropism.
2. having an influence on the thyroid gland.

thy·ro·tro·pic

(thī-rō-trop'ik),
Stimulating or nurturing the thyroid gland.
Synonym(s): thyrotrophic
[thyro- + G. tropē, a turning]

thyrotrophic

/thy·ro·tro·phic/ (thi″ro-tro´fik) thyrotropic.

thyrotrophic

[-trof′ik]
Etymology: Gk, thyreos, shield, eidos, form, trophe, nutrition
influencing the thyroid gland, such as the thyroid-stimulating hormone. Also spelled thyrotropic.

thy·ro·tro·pic

(thī'rō-trō'pik)
Stimulating or nurturing the thyroid gland.
Synonym(s): thyrotrophic.
[thyro- + G. tropē, a turning]