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Synonyms for adrenocorticotropic

stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex

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The increase in corticotrophic hormone (CRH) enhances appetite along with the release of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH).
6) SCN neurons rhythmically release the neuropeptide arginine vasopressin (AVP) into the rostral paraventricular nucleus where it inhibits production of corticotrophin releasing hormone (CRH) that controls ACTH release from the corticotrophic cells of the anterior pituitary.
A clinically silent corticotrophic pituitary adenoma (CSCPA) secreting a biologically inactive but immunoreactive assayable ACTH.
But you failed to include an often overlooked reason for secondary osteoporosis, Cushing's disease, which results in endogenous hypercortisolism due to excessive production of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) from either an adenohypophyseal corticotroph adenoma or corticotrophic hyperplasia.
Multiple endocrine neoplasias in a dog: corticotrophic tumor, Bilateral adrenocortical tumours, and pheochromocytoma.