corticotrophic


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corticotrophic

(ˌkɔːtɪkəʊˈtrəʊfɪk) or

corticotropic

adj
(Biochemistry) stimulating the adrenal cortex; adrenocorticotrophic
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As noted above, when an animal is affected by a stress factor, its organism undergoes physiological changes that lead to increased release of adrenergic and corticotrophic hormones, which in turn alter the water retention capacity, color, meat and milk pH (27).
1] In 80-85% of cases CS is adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) dependent, the result of a pituitary corticotrophic adenoma or an extra-pituitary corticotrophic adenoma (i.
PROP1 overexpression in corticotrophinomas: evidence for the role of PROP1 in the maintenance of cells committed to corticotrophic differentiation.