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corticotropic

adjective cor·ti·co·tro·pic \ -ˈtrō-pik \
variants: also corticotrophic play \-fik\

medical Definition of corticotropic

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

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