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adrenocorticotrophic (adjective) (not comparable)
Referring to the stimulation of the adrenal cortex; adrenocorticotropic: One option for a person's adrenal glands to produce more cortisone is to have an adrenocorticotrophic hormone injected into the body.
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adrenocorticotrophic hormone (s) (noun), adrenocorticotrophic hormones
A hormone secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland: The adrenocorticotrophic hormone encourages the growth of the adrenal gland and is applied as a medical treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, skin ailments and other disorders.
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