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Noun: adrenocorticotropic hormone
  1. A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex
    - adrenocorticotrophic hormone, ACTH, adrenocorticotropin, adrenocorticotrophin, corticotropin, corticotrophin

Type of: endocrine, hormone, internal secretion

Encyclopedia: Adrenocorticotropic hormone