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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CONCLUSION: Blunting of serum TSH could be due to thyrotropic action of elevated human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) near the end of 1st trimester.
A large amount of evidence in our knowledge of the somatotropic, thyrotropic and IGF axis, primarily in mammals, suggest that GH and IGF system modulate development and growth.
Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) and thyroid function in early human pregnancy: circadian variation and evidence for intrinsic thyrotropic activity of hCG.
The effect of age and plane of nutrition on growth hormone and thyrotropic hormone content of pituitary glands of Holstein heifers.
The anterior pituitary releases prolactin as well as corticotropin, somatotropin, thyrotropic and gonadotropic hormones.
We have found normal concentrations of TSH as well as thyroxine, albeit at the lower end of normal range, in elderly patients with hypopituitarism, suggesting partial or early failure of thyrotropic cells although we are not aware of any studies of progression to complete failure.
A close relationship between the somatotropic and thyrotropic axis in regulation of growth and development of broiler chickens has been found to play an important role in poultry growth (Cogburn et al.