adrenocorticotropic hormone

noun

Definition of adrenocorticotropic hormone

: acth

Examples of adrenocorticotropic hormone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Frey and his researchers found that tears of emotion contain reliably and significantly higher levels of adrenocorticotropic hormone, a neurotransmitter released in response to stress, as well as elevated levels of endorphins. The Salt Lake Tribune, 17 May 2021

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1937, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of adrenocorticotropic hormone was in 1937

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“Adrenocorticotropic hormone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adrenocorticotropic%20hormone. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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More Definitions for adrenocorticotropic hormone

adrenocorticotropic hormone

noun
variants: or adrenocorticotrophic hormone

Medical Definition of adrenocorticotropic hormone

: acth

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