• thyroid stimulating hormone
  • TSH
German: Thyreotropin
Japanese: サイロトロピン

Endocrinology. A glycoprotein hormone secreted by the adenohypophysis of the pituitary gland. Thyrotropin stimulates the thyroid gland by increasing the iodine transport, synthesis and release of thyroid hormones thyroxine and triiodothyronine.

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