corticotropic

adjective
cor·​ti·​co·​tro·​pic | \ -ˈtrō-pik How to pronounce corticotropic (audio) \
variants: also corticotrophic \ -​fik How to pronounce corticotrophic (audio) \

Medical Definition of corticotropic

: influencing or stimulating the adrenal cortex corticotropic activity of synthetic human ACTH

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“Corticotropic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/corticotropic. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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