thyrotropic


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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]

thyrotropic

/thy·ro·tro·pic/ (-tro´pik)
1. pertaining to or marked by thyrotropism.
2. having an influence on the thyroid gland.

thy·ro·tro·pic

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

thyrotropic

1. pertaining to or marked by thyrotropism.
2. having an influence on the thyroid gland.
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