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Long-acting thyroid stimulator
(Science: endocrinology, immunology) a thyroid stimulating antibody which is directed against a receptor for tsh on the thyroid gland.
this antibody acts like tsh and stimulates the thyroid to produce excessive amounts of thyroid hormone. The presence of this antibody generally indicates graves disease (hyperthyroidism).
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