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corticotropin

[kawr-ti-koh-troh-pin] /ˌkɔr tɪ koʊˈtroʊ pɪn/
noun, Biochemistry.
1.
ACTH.
Origin of corticotropin
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45; (adreno)corticotrop(ic) + -in2
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corticotropin in Medicine

corticotropin cor·ti·co·tro·pin (kôr'tĭ-kō-trō'pən) or cor·ti·co·tro·phin (-trō'fĭn)
n.
See ACTH.

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