corticotropin

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noun cor·ti·co·tro·pin \ˌkȯr-ti-kō-ˈtrō-pən\

Definition of corticotropin

  1. :  acth; also :  a preparation of ACTH that is used especially in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatic fever

1946

First Known Use of corticotropin

1946

Variants of corticotropin

less commonly

corticotrophin

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corticotropin

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noun cor·ti·co·tro·pin \-ˈtrō-pən\

Medical Definition of corticotropin

  1. :  acth; also :  a preparation of ACTH that is used especially in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatic fever

Variants of corticotropin

also

corticotrophin

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