noun see adrenocorticotropin

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  • adrenocorticotrophin — (= ACTH) A peptide hormone produced by the pituitary gland in response to stress (mediated by corticotrophin releasing factor, a 41 residue peptide, from the hypothalamus). Stimulates the release of adrenal cortical hormones, mostly… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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  • adrenocorticotrophin — see adrenocorticotrophic hormone * * * adre·no·cor·ti·co·troph·in (ə dre″no korґtĭ ko tro″fin) corticotropin …   Medical dictionary

  • adrenocorticotrophin — ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·tro·phin …   English syllables

  • adrenocorticotrophin — adrenocorticotrophic hormone …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • adrenocorticotrophin — n. = ADRENOCORTICOTROPHIC HORMONE. Etymology: ADRENOCORTICOTROPHIC (HORMONE) + IN * * * noun a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex • Syn: ↑adrenocorticotropic hormone, ↑adrenocorticotrophic hormone …   Useful english dictionary

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