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thyroid-stimulating hormonenoun [C usually singular]

/ˌθaɪ.rɔɪdˌstɪm.jə.leɪ.tɪŋ ˈhɔː.məʊn/  us /ˌθaɪ.rɔɪdˌstɪm.jəˌleɪ.t̬ɪŋ ˈhɔːr.moʊn/ specialized
a ​hormone that makes the ​thyroidglandproduce 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)

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thyroid-stimulating hormonenoun [C usually sing]

 /ˈθɑɪ·rɔɪdˌstɪm·yəˌleɪ·tɪŋ ˌhɔr·moʊn/
biology TSH
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