Definition of adrenocorticotrophin in English:


Line breaks: adreno|cor¦tico|troph¦in
Pronunciation: /əˌdriːnə(ʊ)ˌkɔːtɪkə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊfɪn
, -ˈtrɒfɪn/
(also adrenocorticotropin /-pɪn/)


  • another term for adrenocorticotrophic hormone.
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    • 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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