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Definition of the noun adrenocorticotropin
What does adrenocorticotropin mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: adrenocorticotropins
- a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- synonyms of adrenocorticotropin: ACTH / adrenocorticotrophic hormone / adrenocorticotrophin / adrenocorticotropic hormone / 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
adrenocorticotropin a.k.a. proopiomelanocortin (adrenocorticotropin/ beta-lipotropin/ alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone/ beta-melanocyte stimulating hormone/ beta-endorphin) is a gene.
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Glucagon Adrenocorticotropin is a hormone of (a) Pituitary (b) Adrenal (c) Thyroid ...
The Chemical Reactions Of Living Cells by David Metzler
Adrenocorticotropin is a hormone of the adenohypophysis (anterior pituitary). The hormones of the adenohypophysis are released under the influence of releasing factors (regulatory factors) produced in the neighboring hypothalamus (a ...
Living Chemistry (2012)
by David Ucko
Adrenocorticotropin is a polypeptide made up of 39 amino acids. Also known as corticotropin and ACTH, it is one of the most essential hormones. It stimulates growth of the adrenal cortex and the release of its steroid hormones— cortisol and ...
by Percy Russell, Anita Williams
The cortex of the adrenal glands requires stimulation by a hormone produced by the pituitary gland, adrenocorticotropin. adrenaline. See epinephrine. adrenocorticotropic hormone (adrenocorticotropin, ACTH). A hormone liberated by the ...
by John M. Lackie
adrenocorticotropin. adiponectin A protein (adipocyte complementrelated 30 kDa protein, gelatin-binding protein, 244 aa) secreted only by adipocytes and an important adipokine involved in the control of fat metabolism and insulin sensitivity.
A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)
by John Lackie
See ADRENOCORTICOTROPIN ...
by Stanley Jablonski
hormone ACTH-LI adrenocorticotropin-like immunoreactivity ACTHR adrenocorticotropic hormonereceptor ACTHR/MC-2 adrenocorticotropin receptor/ melanocortin receptor 2 ACTH-RF adrenocorticotropichormone releasing factor ACTION ...
ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone ACTH-LI adrenocorticotropin -like immunoreactivity ACTHR adrenocorticotropic hormone receptor ACTH-RF adrenocorticotropic hormone releasing factor ACTHR/MC-2 adrenocorticotropin ...
glucagon-like peptide, hypocretins/orexins, insulin, leptin, melanin- concentrating hormone, neuropeptide Y, α-Melanocyte stimulating hormone, adrenocorticotropin, angiotension II, vasopressin, cholecystokinin, corticotropinreleasing factor, ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
adrenocorticotropin [ -dre′′no-kor′′t -ko-tro'pin] adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)or corticotropin. adrenocorticotropin- releasing factor [ -dre′′no-kor′′t -ko-tro'pin] thoughttobe released from the fetal ...
by Roberto Patarca Montero
Adrenocorticotropin hormone (ACTH): See NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY. Akureyridisease: See ICELAND DISEASE. Allergies : The elevated serum levels of eosinophil cationic protein (ECP) determined in one study ...
by Priyanka Narang
Adrenocorticotropin has been misused to increase the blood levels of endogenous corticosteroids, notably to obtain the euphoric effect of corticosteroids. The application of corticotropin is considered to be equivalent to the ...
Adrenocorticotropin responses following administration of ethanol and ovine corticotropin-releasing hormone in ...
by W. Edward Craighead, Charles B. Nemeroff
The releasing factors are peptides and they modulate the secretion of anterior lobe hormones such as somatotropin, thyrotropin, adrenocorticotropin, lactogenic hormone, and the gonadotropins. Each will be discussed briefly. Somatotropin ...
Encyclopedia of Stress: A-D (2000)
-Endorphin and Cardiovascular and Other Responses GLOSSARY adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) The pituitary hormone which regulates adrenal ...
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