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adrenocorticotropic

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Stimulating or otherwise acting on the adrenal cortex.

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  • adjective That stimulates the adrenal cortex.

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  • adjective stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[adren(al) + cortico– + –tropic.]

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adreno- +‎ corticotropic

Examples

  • EPA scientists showed that the weed killer elevates stress-related hormones such as adrenocorticotropic hormone, or ACTH.

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  • Waveform modulation is mediated by circulating melanocortin peptides such as adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) [6], [7].

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  • In response to fear or stress, the hypothalamus in the brain secretes corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF), which results in the pituitary gland releasing another hormone, adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) activates the adrenal glands that releases the stress hormone cortisol.

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  • William Frey II, a biochemist at the St Paul-Ramsey Medical Center in Minneapolis, found that tears aren't just salt water; they contain leucine enkephalin, an endorphin that modulates pain, and hormones such as prolactin and adrenocorticotropic hormone, released at times of stress.

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  • In response to fear or stress, the hypothalamus in the brain secretes corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF), which results in the pituitary gland releasing another hormone, adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) activates the adrenal glands that releases the stress hormone cortisol.

    Reduce Stress By Changing How You Think

  • In response to fear or stress, the hypothalamus in the brain secretes corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF), which results in the pituitary gland releasing another hormone, adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) activates the adrenal glands that releases the stress hormone cortisol.

    Reduce Stress By Changing How You Think

  • William Frey II, a biochemist at the St Paul-Ramsey Medical Center in Minneapolis, found that tears aren't just salt water; they contain leucine enkephalin, an endorphin that modulates pain, and hormones such as prolactin and adrenocorticotropic hormone, released at times of stress.

    Brooke Siler: Stress Relief: Why Crying Supports Emotional Wellness

  • In response to fear or stress, the hypothalamus in the brain secretes corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF), which results in the pituitary gland releasing another hormone, adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) activates the adrenal glands that releases the stress hormone cortisol.

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  • Insomniacs have a significantly higher level of the stress hormones cortisol and adrenocorticotropic, both of which can suppress a healthy fertility cycle.

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  • Hormones that stay about the same or may become slightly decreased include thyroid-stimulating hormones, parathyroid hormone, and adrenocorticotropic hormone.

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