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noun

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

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Google previewBlack's Student Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH), although a polypeptide, is derived from basophil cells. The posterior pituitary lobe, or neurohypophysis, is closely connected ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2005)

by Bloomsbury Publishing

Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH), although a polypeptide, is derived from basophil cells.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

corticotroph /korމtiākǀātrofމ/, a small, irregularly stellate, acidophilic cell of the anterior lobe of the pituitary, having small, sparsely distributed secretory granules and secreting adrenocorticotrophic hormone and ȕ-endorphin.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aging (2013)

A Comprehensive Resource in Gerontology and Geriatrics by George L. Maddox

Glucocorticoids are released from the adrenal gland under control of adrenocorticotrophic hormone from the pituitary, which in turn is regulated primarily by the release of corticotropin releasing hormone from the hypothalamus. Glucocorticoid ...

Google previewDictionary of Medicine (2014)

by P.H. Collin

animals' adrenal glands and used to prevent haemorrhages or to help asthmatic conditions 0 adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) noun corticotrophin , a hormone adrenocorticotrophic afterbirth secreted by the pituitary gland, which makes ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone Variant spelling of adrenocorticotropic hormone. Adrenocorticotropic Pertaining to the stimulation of the adrenal cortex. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) A polypeptide hormone secreted by the anterior lobe ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Sports Studies (2012)

by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer G. Rolf

Symptomatic treatment of later developing AC-joint osteoarthritis could be intraarticular steroid injection, and if the symptoms remain, surgery with lateral clavicle ACTH (ADRENOCORTICOTROPHIC HORMONE) resection, which today can be ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, The Endocrine System in Sports and Exercise (2008)

by William J. Kraemer, A. D. Rogol

ACTH, adrenocorticotrophic hormone; BE, B-endorphin; B-LPH, B— lipotropin; y-LPH, y-lipotropin; j, joining peptide. The numbers coincide to the cortisol will ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams: The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber [2 volumes] (2012)

The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber by Deirdre Barrett, Patrick McNamara Ph.D.

Cortisol is a hormone secreted by the adrenal gland under the influence of pituitary adrenocorticotrophic hormone. Cortisol shows a clear ultradian (short pulses), as well as circadian secretion. Lowest cortisol levels occur in the early hours ...

Google previewAlternative Dictionary Of Symptoms And Cures (2013)

A Comprehensive Guide to Diseases and Their Orthodox and Alternative Remedies by Dr Caroline Shreeve

adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) which stimulates the adrenal glands to secrete the hormone Cortisol. The pituitary gland's posterior lobe produces ...

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