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cor·ti·co·tro·pin

 (kôr′tĭ-kō-trō′pən) also cor·ti·co·tro·phin (-trō′fĭn)
n.
See ACTH.

ACTH

a hormone of the anterior pituitary that stimulates the production of steroids in the cortex of the adrenal glands.
Also called adrenocorticotropic hormone, adrenocorticotropin.
[1940–45; a(dreno)c(ortico)t(ropic)h(ormone)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corticotropin - a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortexcorticotropin - a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex
endocrine, hormone, internal secretion - the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
Translations

cor·ti·co·tro·pin

n. corticotropina, sustancia hormonal de actividad adrenocorticotrópica.

corticotropin

n corticotropina, hormona adrenocorticotrópica
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