adrenocorticotropic

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adrenocorticotropic

[uh-dree-noh-kawr-ti-koh-trop-ik, -troh-pik]
adjective
stimulating the adrenal cortex.
Also, adrenocorticotrophic [uh-dree-noh-kawr-ti-koh-trof-ik, -troh-fik] .


Origin:
1935–40; adreno- + cortico- + -tropic

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adrenocorticotrophic or adrenocorticotropic (əˌdriːnəʊˌkɔːtəkəʊˈtrɒfɪk, əˌdriːnəʊˌkɔːtəkəʊˈtrɒpɪk)
 
adj
stimulating the adrenal cortex
 
adrenocorticotropic or adrenocorticotropic
 
adj

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adrenocorticotropic ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·trop·ic (ə-drē'nō-kôr'tĭ-kō-trŏp'ĭk, -trō'pĭk) or ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·troph·ic (-trŏf'ĭk, -trō'fĭk)
adj.
Stimulating or otherwise acting on the adrenal cortex.

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