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adrenocorticotropic hormone


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

  • noun ACTH.

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  • noun biochemistry A peptide hormone, secreted by the pituitary gland, that stimulates the secretion of other hormones

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  • noun a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex


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