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

Derived forms: corticotropins

Type of: endocrine, hormone, internal secretion

Encyclopedia: Corticotropin