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adrenocorticotrophic

Definitions

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  • adjective stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex.

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  • adjective adrenocorticotropic

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  • adjective stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex

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Examples

  • Another option is an injection of a compound called adrenocorticotrophic hormone, which directs your adrenal gland to make more cortisone.

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  • Various other hormones such as adrenocorticotrophic hormone, somatostatin, enkephalins, acetyl choline, gama amino butyric acid etc. are found in brain.

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  • Various other hormones such as adrenocorticotrophic hormone, somatostatin, enkephalins, acetyl choline, gama amino butyric acid etc. are found in brain.

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  • Various other hormones such as adrenocorticotrophic hormone, somatostatin, enkephalins, acetyl choline, gama amino butyric acid etc. are found in brain.

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  • Various other hormones such as adrenocorticotrophic hormone, somatostatin, enkephalins, acetyl choline, gama amino butyric acid etc. are found in brain.

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  • In this way, a message is relayed to the pituitary, causing a discharge into the general circulation of ACTH adrenocorticotrophic hormone.

    Handbook of Stress

  • The experiments of Long show that the adrenocorticotrophic hormone of the hypophysis by releasing corticoadrenal hormones, plays a part in the diabetogenic effect; but my own experiments prove there is a hypophyseal diabetogenic action which takes place when there are no adrenals.

    Bernardo Houssay - Nobel Lecture

  • The hormone that does so is named, very reasonably, the adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ad-ree'noh-kawr'tih-koh-troh'fic; "adrenal-nourishing" G) and is abbreviated, equally reasonably, as ACTH.

    The Human Brain

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  • "... while in New York, a newly discovered hormone (adrenocorticotrophic or ACTH) came into favour. ACTH, it was reported, showed signs of inhibiting the inflammatory processes of the body and so diminishing scar-tissue formation."

    —Michael Howell and Peter Ford, The Ghost Disease, and Twelve Other Stories of Detective Work in the Medical Field, (New York: Penguin Books, 1985), 218

    September 11, 2008

  • Variant of adrenocorticotropic.

    September 11, 2008