corticotropin

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noun cor·ti·co·tro·pin \ ˌkȯr-ti-kō-ˈtrō-pən \
variants: or less commonly corticotrophin play \ˌkȯr-ti-kō-ˈtrō-fən\

Definition of corticotropin

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

First Known Use of corticotropin

1946


Medical Dictionary

corticotropin

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noun cor·ti·co·tro·pin \ -ˈtrō-pən \
variants: also corticotrophin play \-fən\

medical Definition of corticotropin

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

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