adrenocorticotropic

adjective
ad·​re·​no·​cor·​ti·​co·​tro·​pic | \ə-ˈdrē-nō-ˌkȯr-ti-kō-ˈtrō-pik \
variants: or less commonly adrenocorticotrophic \ə-​ˈdrē-​nō-​ˌkȯr-​ti-​kō-​ˈtrō-​fik \

Definition of adrenocorticotropic 

: acting on or stimulating the adrenal cortex adrenocorticotropic activity

First Known Use of adrenocorticotropic

1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adrenocorticotropic

adreno- + cortico- + -tropic or -trophic

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adrenocorticotropic

adjective
ad·​re·​no·​cor·​ti·​co·​tro·​pic | \-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträp-ik \
variants: also adrenocorticotrophic \-​ˈtrō-​fik, -​ˈträf-​ik \

Medical Definition of adrenocorticotropic 

: acting on or stimulating the adrenal cortex adrenocorticotropic activity

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