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Definition of the noun adrenocorticotrophic hormone
What does adrenocorticotrophic hormone mean as a name of something?
- a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- synonyms of adrenocorticotrophic hormone: ACTH / adrenocorticotrophin / adrenocorticotropic hormone / adrenocorticotropin / corticotrophin / corticotropin
- more generic terms: 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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by Harvey Marcovitch
Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH), although a polypeptide, is derived from basophil cells. The posterior pituitary lobe, or neurohypophysis, is closely connected ...
Black's Medical Dictionary (2005)
by Bloomsbury Publishing
Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH), although a polypeptide, is derived from basophil cells.
Mosby'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.
The 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 ...
Dictionary 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
Encyclopedia 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 ...
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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