TITLE

thyrotropic

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2188
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "thyrotropic" is presented. It refers to something that has an affinity for or stimulates the thyroid gland.
ACCESSION #
21248689

 

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