adrenocorticotropin

noun
ad·​re·​no·​cor·​ti·​co·​tro·​pin | \-ˈtrō-pən \
variants: or less commonly adrenocorticotrophin \-​ˈtrō-​fən \

Definition of adrenocorticotropin 

: acth

First Known Use of adrenocorticotropin

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adrenocorticotropin

adrenocorticotrop(ic) or adrenocorticotroph(ic) + -in entry 1

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adrenocorticotropin

noun
ad·​re·​no·​cor·​ti·​co·​tro·​pin | \-ˈtrō-pən \
variants: also adrenocorticotrophin \-​ˈtrō-​fən \

Medical Definition of adrenocorticotropin 

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