corticotrophin definition

  • noun:
    • adrenocorticotropic hormones
    • an improvement hormones from the anterior pituitary gland; it stimulates the adrenal cortex; -- called also adrenocorticotropin and abbreviated ACTH.
    • a hormone generated by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex
    • adrenocorticotropic hormones
    • a growth hormone from the anterior pituitary gland; it promotes the adrenal cortex; -- labeled as also adrenocorticotropin and abbreviated ACTH.
    • a hormone made by the anterior pituitary gland that promotes the adrenal cortex

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