adrenocorticotropic

adrenocorticotropic
also adrenocorticotrophic adjective Date: 1936 acting on or stimulating the adrenal cortex <
adrenocorticotropic activity
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  • adrenocorticotropic — [ə drē΄nō kôr΄ti kōträf′ikə drē΄nōkôr΄ti kō΄träp′ik] adj. [ ADRENO + CORTICO + TROPIC] that can stimulate the cortex of the adrenal glands: erroneously adrenocorticotrophic [ə drē΄nō kôr΄ti kōträf′ik] …   English World dictionary

  • adrenocorticotropic — adrenocorticotrophic adrenocorticotrophic adrenocorticotropic adrenocorticotropicadj. 1. stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adrenocorticotropic — ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·tro·pic trō pik, träp ik also ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·tro·phic trō fik, träf ik adj acting on or stimulating the adrenal cortex <adrenocorticotropic activity> * * * adre·no·cor·ti·co·tro·pic (ə dre″no… …   Medical dictionary

  • adrenocorticotropic — /euh dree noh kawr ti koh trop ik, troh pik/, adj. stimulating the adrenal cortex. Also, adrenocorticotrophic /euh dree noh kawr ti koh trof ik, troh fik/. [1935 40; ADRENO + CORTICO + TROPIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • adrenocorticotropic — adjective That stimulates the adrenal cortex …   Wiktionary

  • adrenocorticotropic — adre·no·cor·ti·co·trop·ic …   English syllables

  • adrenocorticotropic — a•dre•no•cor•ti•co•trop•ic [[t]əˈdri noʊˌkɔr tɪ koʊˈtrɒp ɪk, ˈtroʊ pɪk[/t]] also a•dre•no•cor•ti•co•troph•ic [[t] ˈtrɒf ɪk, ˈtroʊ fɪk[/t]] adj. biochem. stimulating the adrenal cortex • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • adrenocorticotropic — adjective stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex • Syn: ↑adrenocorticotrophic • Similar to: ↑stimulative …   Useful english dictionary

  • adrenocorticotropic hormone — adrenocorticotropic hormone. См. кортикотропин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • adrenocorticotropic hormone — n. ACTH * * * (ACTH),also called  Corticotropin,         a polypeptide hormone formed in the pituitary gland that regulates the activity of the outer region (cortex) of the adrenal glands. In mammals the action of ACTH is limited to those areas… …   Universalium

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