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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]

adrenocortical

adjective Referring to the adrenal cortex.

adrenocorticotrophic

Causing stimulation of the outer layer of the adrenal gland and promoting secretion of the adrenal cortical hormones.

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]
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