adrenocorticotropin

adrenocorticotropin
also adrenocorticotrophin noun Date: 1952 ACTH

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  • adrenocorticotropin — n. 1. a growth hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; it stimulates the adrenal cortex. Syn: adrenocorticotropic hormone, adrenocorticotrophic hormone, adrenocorticotrophin, corticotropin, corticotrophin, ACTH [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adrenocorticotropin — corticotrophin corticotrophin, corticotropin corticotropin . a growth hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; it stimulates the adrenal cortex; called also {adrenocorticotropin} and abbreviated {ACTH}. Syn: adrenocorticotropic hormone,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adrenocorticotropin — Proopiomelanocortin Derivate POMC       γ MSH ACTH …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • adrenocorticotropin — ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·trop·in (ə drē nō kôr tĭ kō trŏpʹĭn, trōʹpĭn) also ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·troph·in ( trŏfʹĭn, trōʹfĭn) n. See ACTH.   [adrenal + corticotropin.] * * * …   Universalium

  • adrenocorticotropin — SYN: adrenocorticotropic hormone. * * * ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·tro·pin trō pən also ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·tro·phin trō fən n ACTH * * * adre·no·cor·ti·co·trop·in (ə dre″no kor″tĭ ko troґpin) corticotropin …   Medical dictionary

  • adrenocorticotropin — ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·tro·pin …   English syllables

  • adrenocorticotropin — noun a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex • Syn: ↑adrenocorticotropic hormone, ↑adrenocorticotrophic hormone, ↑ACTH, ↑adrenocorticotrophin, ↑corticotropin, ↑corticotrophin • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ACTN — adrenocorticotropin …   Medical dictionary

  • ACTN — • adrenocorticotropin …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • ACTH-LI — adrenocorticotropin like immunoreactivity …   Medical dictionary

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