Definition of adrenocorticotrophin in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˌdriːnə(ʊ)ˌkɔːtɪkə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊfɪn/
Pronunciation: /əˌdriːnə(ʊ)ˌkɔːtɪkə(ʊ)ˈtrɒfɪn/
(also adrenocorticotropin /əˌdriːnə(ʊ)ˌkɔːtɪkə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊpɪn/)


Another term for adrenocorticotrophic hormone.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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Line breaks: adreno|cor¦tico|troph¦in

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