a peptide with ACTH activity, isolated from pituitary extracts.
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adrenocorticotropic peptide(1) Adrenocorticotropic hormone, ACTH.
(2) A nonspecific term for any pituitary extract with adrenocortical activity.
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a·dre·no·cor·ti·co·tro·pic pep·tide(ă-drēnō-kōrti-kō-trōpik peptīd)
Peptide with adrenocorticotropic hormone activity, isolated from pituitary extracts.
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