(also adrenocorticotropin /əˌdriːnə(ʊ)ˌkɔːtɪkə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊpɪn/)
Another term for adrenocorticotrophic hormone.
- In turn, CRH acts on the pituitary gland, just beneath the brain, triggering the release of another hormone, adrenocorticotropin into the bloodstream.
- Schultz et al noted that nonsurvivors of cardiopulmonary resuscitation had low levels of adrenocorticotropin and cortisol.
- Longworth showed a similar fluorescence spectrum for adrenocorticotropin.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: adreno|cor¦tico|troph¦in
Definition of adrenocorticotrophin in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.