adrenocorticotropic

[ uh-dree-noh-kawr-ti-koh-trop-ik, -troh-pik ]
/ əˈdri noʊˌkɔr tɪ koʊˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk /

adjective

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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Medical definitions for adrenocorticotropic

adrenocorticotropic
[ ə-drē′nō-kôr′tĭ-kō-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk ]

adj.

Stimulating or otherwise acting on the adrenal cortex.
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