adrenotropic


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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]

adrenotropic

[-trop′ik]
having a stimulating effect on the adrenal glands.

adrenotropic

adjective Referring to, or having a predilection for, the adrenal gland, especially the adrenal cortex.

adrenotropic (ədrē´nōtrōp´ik),

adj having a special affinity for the adrenal gland.