corticotrophic


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corticotrophic

(ˌkɔːtɪkəʊˈtrəʊfɪk) or

corticotropic

adj
(Biochemistry) stimulating the adrenal cortex; adrenocorticotrophic
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PROP1 overexpression in corticotrophinomas: evidence for the role of PROP1 in the maintenance of cells committed to corticotrophic differentiation.
The increase in corticotrophic hormone (CRH) enhances appetite along with the release of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH).
6) SCN neurons rhythmically release the neuropeptide arginine vasopressin (AVP) into the rostral paraventricular nucleus where it inhibits production of corticotrophin releasing hormone (CRH) that controls ACTH release from the corticotrophic cells of the anterior pituitary.