thyrotropic etymology

English word thyrotropic comes from English -tropic, English thyro- ((medicine) thyroid.)

Detailed word origin of thyrotropic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-tropic English (eng) (science) affecting or attracted to the thing specified. (science) turning or changing.
thyro- English (eng) (medicine) thyroid.
thyrotropic English (eng) Able to stimulate the action of the thyroid gland.

Words with the same origin as thyrotropic

Descendants of -tropic
adrenotropic aeolotropic chronotropic ecotropic endosomotropic enterotropic gravitropic hepatotropic idiotropic immunotropic lactotropic lipotropic lyotropic mucosotropic musculotropically oculotropic orthotropic osteotropic plagiotropic renotropic reticulotropic thixotropic xenotropic æolotropic
Descendants of thyro-
thyroarytenoid thyrocervical thyrocyte thyrofissure thyroglobulin thyroglossal thyrohyal thyrohyoid thyromental thyromimetic thyropharyngeal thyroplasty thyrostatic thyrotomy thyrotoxin thyrotrophic