ad·​re·​no·​cor·​ti·​co·​tro·​pin ə-ˈdrē-nō-ˌkȯr-ti-kō-ˈtrō-pən How to pronounce adrenocorticotropin (audio)
variants or less commonly adrenocorticotrophin
: acth

Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adrenocorticotropin was in 1949

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Cite this Entry

“Adrenocorticotropin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition


ad·​re·​no·​cor·​ti·​co·​tro·​pin -ˈtrō-pən How to pronounce adrenocorticotropin (audio)
variants also adrenocorticotrophin
: acth

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