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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 previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

Diseases ACTe = anodal closure tetanus ACTH = adrenocorticotropic hormone ACTH-LI = adrenocorticotropin-like immuno-reactivity ACTHR = adrenocorticotropic hormone receptor ACTHRf = adrenocorticotropic hormone releasing factor ...

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 (2016)

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 (2016)

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 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 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 previewDorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (2015)

by Dorland

ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone ACTH-LI adrenocorticotropin -like immunoreactivity ACTHR adrenocorticotropic hormone receptor ACTH-RF adrenocorticotropic hormone releasing factor ACTHR/MC-2 adrenocorticotropin ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Trauma (2012)

An Interdisciplinary Guide by Charles R. Figley

Key: ↑ = decreased; ↓ = possibly; ACTH = adrenocorticotropic hormone; BEND = beta endorphin; BP = blood pressure; CA = cancer; CHD = coronary heart disease; CRF = corticotropinreleasing factor; DA = dopamine; E = epinephrine; FSH ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience (2010)

Glossary Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) – A peptide hormone released from the anterior pituitary gland that mediates the production and secretion of hormones of the adrenal cortex. Allostasis – The process of maintaining homeostasis ...

Google previewINS Dictionary of Neuropsychology and Clinical Neurosciences (2015)

by David Loring

It is stimulated from the pituitary gland by *adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) to produce steroids. The adrenal cortex regulates metabolism, *blood pressure, and sexual behavior. • Adrenal medulla The central portion of the adrenal gland.

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