TITLE

long-acting thyroid stimulator

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1265
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "long-acting thyroid stimulator" is presented. It refers to an immunoglobulin G autoantibody that binds to the thyroid-stimulating hormone ceptor, which stimulates the excessive production of thyroid hormones, resulting to hyperthyroidism. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21234472

 

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