adrenocorticotrophin

n. = ADRENOCORTICOTROPHIC HORMONE.
Etymology: ADRENOCORTICOTROPHIC (HORMONE) + -IN

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noun
a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex
Hypernyms: ↑hormone, ↑endocrine, ↑internal secretion

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noun

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