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adrenocorticotropic

 [ah-dre″no-kor″tĭ-ko-trop´ik]
having a stimulating effect on the adrenal cortex; called also adrenocorticotrophic and corticotropic.

a·dre·no·cor·ti·co·tro·pic

, adrenocorticotrophic (ă-drē'nō-kōr'ti-kō-trō'pik, -trō'fik),
Stimulating growth of the suprarenal cortex or secretion of its hormones.
[adrenal cortex + G. trophē, nurture; tropē, a turning]

adrenocorticotropic

/adre·no·cor·ti·co·tro·pic/ (-kor″tĭ-ko-tro´pik) having a stimulating effect on the adrenal cortex.

adrenocorticotropic

(ə-drē′nō-kôr′tĭ-kō-trŏp′ĭk, -trō′pĭk) also

adrenocorticotrophic

(-trŏf′ĭk, -trō′fĭk)
adj.
Stimulating or otherwise acting on the adrenal cortex.

adrenocorticotropic

[ədrē′nōkôr′tikōtrop′ik]
Etymology: L, ad + ren + cortex, bark; Gk, trope, a turning
pertaining to stimulation of the adrenal cortex. Also spelled adrenocorticotrophic.

adrenocortical

adjective Referring to the adrenal cortex.

ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·tro·pic

, adrenocorticotrophic (ă-drē'nō-kōr'ti-kō-trō'pik, -trō'fik)
Stimulating growth of the suprarenal cortex or secretion of its hormones.
Synonym(s): adrenotropic, adrenotrophic.
[adrenal cortex + G. trophē, nurture; tropē, a turning]

adrenocorticotropic

having a stimulating effect on the adrenal cortex; corticotropic.

adrenocorticotropic hormone
acth, a hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland which has a stimulating effect on the adrenal cortex. Called also corticotropin.
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