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NOUN:
A hormone produced by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that stimulates the secretion of cortisone and other hormones by the adrenal cortex. Also called adrenocorticotropin, corticotropin.

ETYMOLOGY:
a(dreno)c(ortico)t(ropic) h(ormone)


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