glucocorticotrophic

glu·co·cor·ti·co·tro·phic

(glū'kō-kōr'ti-kō-trōf'ik),
Denoting a principle postulated to be present in the anterior hypophysis that stimulates the production of glucocorticoid hormones of the adrenal cortex; no hormone exerting only this effect has been identified, but ACTH does stimulate adrenal corticoid production.

glu·co·cor·ti·co·tro·phic

(glū'kō-kōr'ti-kō-trōf'ik)
Denoting a principle thought present in the anterior hypophysis that stimulates the production of glucocorticoid hormones of the cortex of the suprarenal gland.