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thyrotropin-releasing hormone

Definitions of thyrotropin-releasing hormone
  1. noun
    hormone released by the hypothalamus that controls the release of thyroid-stimulating hormone from the anterior pituitary
    synonyms: TRF, TRH, protirelin, thyrotropin-releasing factor
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    type of:
    endocrine, hormone, internal secretion
    the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
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