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Related to adrenocorticotrophin: adrenocorticotropic hormone, adrenocorticotropin, Corticotropin releasing hormone
  • noun

Synonyms for adrenocorticotrophin

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

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Plasma adrenocorticotrophin (ACTH) and cortisol are also key physiological markers when estimating the exercise capacity of racing horses (Marc et al.
Androgen regulation of adrenocorticotrophin and corticosterone secretion in the male following novelty and foot shock stress.
Differential androgen response to adrenocorticotrophin hormone stimulation and effect of opioid antagonist on insulin secretion in polycystic ovarian syndrome.
Glucocorticoids, stimulated by adrenocorticotrophin (ACTH) that is secreted from the pituitary gland upon the initiation of stressful events, have diverse suppressive effects on the immune system.
Low-dose (1 microgram) adrenocorticotrophin (ACTH) stimulation as a screening test for impaired hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis function: sensitivity, specificity and accuracy in comparison with the high-dose (250 microgram) test.
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