corticotropin

[kawr-ti-koh-troh-pin]

noun Biochemistry.


Origin of corticotropin

First recorded in 1940–45; (adreno)corticotrop(ic) + -in2
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corticotropin in Medicine

corticotropin

[kôr′tĭ-kō-trōpən]

n.

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