corticotrophic

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corticotrophic

(ˌkɔːtɪkəʊˈtrəʊfɪk) or

corticotropic

adj
(Biochemistry) stimulating the adrenal cortex; adrenocorticotrophic
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Il venait de decouvrir que pour pouvoir produire la substance qui causait la reponse de stress, la glande surrenale devait recevoir un message de l'hormone corticotrope, decouverte en 1956 par Dr Li, provenant de la glande pituitaire (Viner, 1999).
corticotrope cells) to secrete ACTH into the bloodstream.
Binding of CRH to its receptor on pituitary corticotropes induces the release of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) into the systemic circulation.