Definitions of adrenocorticotrophin

n a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex

ACTH, adrenocorticotrophic hormone, adrenocorticotropic hormone, adrenocorticotropin, corticotrophin, corticotropin
Type of:
endocrine, hormone, internal secretion
the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect

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