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Descriptions of TSH

TSH: A peptide hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary. It promotes the growth of the thyroid gland and stimulates the synthesis of thyroid hormones and the release of thyroxine by the thyroid gland.
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Summary Information: TSH

TSH: TSH is one of the pituitary hormones, chemical substances made and/or stored by the three lobes of the pituitary gland. TSH is produced and secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland and stimulates normal growth of the thyroid gland and the secretion of the hormones produced by the thyroid, thyroxine and triiodothyronine.

TSH secretion is controlled by the hypothalamus. Conditions that can afflict TSH include TSH receptor gene mutations, empty sella syndrome, adenoma, hypopituitarism, and head trauma.

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