Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


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)
Stimulating or otherwise acting on the adrenal cortex.


Read Also:

  • Adpe

    adpe automated data processing equipment

  • Adrenocorticotropin

    Biochemistry. a polypeptide hormone, produced by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland, that stimulates the cortex of adrenal glands. Pharmacology. this substance, extracted from the pituitary glands of hogs and other species, in the form of its white, water-soluble powder, used for the diagnosis of diseases that impair the adrenal glands. . noun adrenocorticotrophic […]

  • Adrenogenic

    adrenogenic adrenogenic ad·re·no·gen·ic (ə-drē’nə-jěn’ĭk) or ad·re·nog·e·nous (ād’rə-nŏj’ə-nəs) adj. Of adrenal origin.

  • Adrenogenital syndrome

    adrenogenital syndrome adrenogenital syndrome a·dre·no·gen·i·tal syndrome (ə-drē’nō-jěn’ĭ-tl) n. A group of disorders caused by adrenocortical hyperplasia or malignant tumors, resulting in abnormal secretion of adrenocortical hormones and characterized by masculinization of women, feminization of men, or precocious sexual development in children.

Disclaimer: Adrenocorticotropic definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.