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Definition of the adjective adrenocorticotropic

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  1. stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Stress, Three-Volume Set (2000)

orticotropin (adrenocorticotropic hormone; ACTH) is a 39-amino-acid peptide hormone produced by cells of the anterior pituitary gland and carried by the peripheral circulation to its effector organ, the adrenal cortex, where it stimulates the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Medical Tests (1997)

by Michael B. Brodin

Adrenocorticotropic. hormone. WHAT IT IS AND WHY ITS OBTAINED Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) is a hormone produced by the pituitary gland which stimulates the adrenal gland to produce Cortisol. Blood levels of ACTH are mainly ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Psychopharmacology (2010)

by Ian P. Stolerman

Adrenocorticotropic Hormone A 35 Conclusion Cross-References References Adolescent Neurodevelopmental Vulnerability Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Definition.

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

adrenocorticotropic hormone, ...

Google previewJablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations (2008)

by Stanley Jablonski

ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone ACTH-LI adrenocorticotropin-like immunoreactivity ACTHR adrenocorticotropic hormonereceptor ACTHR/MC-2 adrenocorticotropin receptor/melanocortin receptor ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Mosby

adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), a hormone of the adenohypophysis that stimulates growth of the adrenal cortex and the synthesis and secretion of corticosteroids. ACTH secretion, regulated by ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2012)

by Mosby, Inc

adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), a hormone of the adenohypophysis that stimulates growth of the adrenal cortex and the synthesis and secretion of corticosteroids. ACTH secretion, regulated by ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC. HORMONE. Actifed N. trade name for a fixed- combination drug containing an antihistamine and a decongestant. It is used in the treatment of minor allergic and upper respiratory conditions. actin (├ęk'tin) N. protein ...

Google previewDictionary of Biological Psychology (2003)

by Philip Winn

adrenocorticotropic. hormone. (ACTH). One of the HORMONES liberated from the ADENOHYPOPHYSIS (anterior PITUITARY GLAND) following stimulation by CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING FACTOR (CRF). In turn it stimulates release of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases and Disorders (2005)

by William A. Petit, William A. Jr Petit, Christine A. Adamec

GROWTH HORMONE, adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biology (2009)

by Don Rittner, Timothy Lee McCabe

77, 78 abiogenesis (autogenesis Acta Eruditorum 124 adrenocorticotropic hormone alkali/alkaline substances See model) 31 ACTH ( adrenocorticotropic ...

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