adrenocorticotrophic hormone


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Synonyms for adrenocorticotrophic hormone

a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex

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Moreover, they had no reaction to antibodies against pituitary hormones, such as adrenocorticotrophic hormone, growth hormone, and prolactin.
14) Therefore, the typical HPA axis-related hormones cortisol, adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH), prolactin (PRL) and human growth hormone (GH) were targeted in the present study.
The reversibility of certain rheumatic and non-rheumatic conditions by the use of cortisone or of the pituitary adrenocorticotrophic hormone.
Growth hormone deficiency is reported to be the earliest manifestation followed by follicle-stimulating hormone/luteinizing hormone, thyroid stimulating hormone and adrenocorticotrophic hormone deficiencies (14).
Additionally, cortisol response to adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) stimulation was blocked during the experiment.
Because hyperandrogenism and hyperestrogenism can also be caused by adrenal hyperplasia or tumor, laboratory evaluation for testicular and adrenal steroids, as well as pituitary gonadotropins and adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH), is important to determine a diagnosis.
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