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adrenocorticotropic

[uh-dree-noh-kawr-ti-koh-trop-ik, -troh-pik]
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adjective
  1. stimulating the adrenal cortex.
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Also a·dre·no·cor·ti·co·troph·ic [uh-dree-noh-kawr-ti-koh-trof-ik, -troh-fik] /əˈdri noʊˌkɔr tɪ koʊˈtrɒf ɪk, -ˈtroʊ fɪk/.

Origin of adrenocorticotropic

First recorded in 1935–40; adreno- + cortico- + -tropic
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British Dictionary definitions for adrenocorticotrophic

adrenocorticotrophic

adrenocorticotropic (əˌdriːnəʊˌkɔːtəkəʊˈtrɒpɪk)

adjective
  1. stimulating the adrenal cortex
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adrenocorticotrophic in Medicine

adrenocorticotropic

(ə-drē′nō-kôr′tĭ-kō-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk)
adj.
  1. Stimulating or otherwise acting on the adrenal cortex.
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