ACTH

noun
\ ˌā-(ˌ)sē-(ˌ)tē-ˈāch \

Definition of ACTH 

: a protein hormone of the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex

called also adrenocorticotropic hormone

First Known Use of ACTH

1944, in the meaning defined above

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adrenocorticotropic hormone

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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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