Medical Dictionary

ACTH

noun \ˌā-ˌsē-(ˌ)tē-ˈāch\

Medical Definition of ACTH

:  a protein hormone of the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex—called also adrenocorticotropic hormone

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