Adrenocorticomimetic



adrenocorticomimetic

adrenocorticomimetic ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·mi·met·ic (ə-drē’nō-kôr’tĭ-kō-mĭ-mět’ĭk, -mī-)
adj.
Mimicking the function of the adrenal cortex.

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    any of a group of steroid hormones produced by the cortex of the adrenal gland.

  • Adrenocorticotrophic

    stimulating the adrenal cortex. adjective stimulating the adrenal cortex adrenocorticotropic ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·trop·ic (ə-drē’nō-kôr’tĭ-kō-trŏp’ĭk, -trō’pĭk) or ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·troph·ic (-trŏf’ĭk, -trō’fĭk) adj. Stimulating or otherwise acting on the adrenal cortex.



  • Adrenocorticotrophic hormone

    noun the full name of ACTH

  • Adrenocorticotropic hormone

    . adrenocorticotropic hormone or adrenocorticotrophic hormone n. ACTH. adrenocorticotropic hormone (ə-drē’nō-kôr’tĭ-kō-trŏp’ĭk, -trō’pĭk) A polypeptide hormone secreted by the anterior portion of the pituitary gland. It stimulates the adrenal glands to produce cortisol and other steroid hormones.



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