adrenocorticotropic hormone

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

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Furthermore, his morning cortisol, serum adrenal corticotropic hormone (ACTH), vitamin A, and carotene levels were within normal limits.
This triggers the pituitary gland (below the hypothalamus) to secrete adrenal corticotropic hormone (ACTH).
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