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having a stimulating effect on the adrenal cortex; called also adrenocorticotrophic and corticotropic.
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, 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]
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(ə-drē′nō-kôr′tĭ-kō-trŏp′ĭk, -trō′pĭk) also


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