Meaning of “thyroid-stimulating hormone” in the English Dictionary

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"thyroid-stimulating hormone" in British English

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thyroid-stimulating hormonenoun [ C usually singular ]

/ˌθaɪ.rɔɪdˌstɪm.jə.leɪ.tɪŋ ˈhɔː.məʊn/ /ˌθaɪ.rɔɪdˌstɪm.jəˌleɪ.t̬ɪŋ ˈhɔːr.moʊn/ specialized

a hormone that makes the thyroid gland produce a substance that helps the metabolism of almost every tissue in the body

(Definition of “thyroid-stimulating hormone” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"thyroid-stimulating hormone" in American English

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thyroid-stimulating hormonenoun [ C usually sing ]

/ˈθɑɪ·rɔɪdˌstɪm·yəˌleɪ·tɪŋ ˌhɔr·moʊn/

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(Definition of “thyroid-stimulating hormone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)