corticotrophic


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corticotrophic

(ˌkɔːtɪkəʊˈtrəʊfɪk) or

corticotropic

adj
(Biochemistry) stimulating the adrenal cortex; adrenocorticotrophic
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Three types of basophil cells could be distinguished with immunohistochemical techniques and electron micrographs: thyrotrophic cells, gonadotrophic cells and corticotrophic cells (Figs.
Similar dual effects can be observed with corticotrophic releasing hormone (CRH), where it has an anti-inflammatory effect when originating from the brain, but it is proinflammatory when released locally from nerve endings at sites of inflammation [96].
McMillen, "Differential effects of the early and late intrauterine environment on corticotrophic cell development," The Journal of Clinical Investigation, vol.