Medical Definition of Adrenotropic hormone

1. The hormone of the anterior lobe of the hypophysis which governs the nutrition and growth of the adrenal cortex, stimulates it to functional activity, and also possesses extraadrenal adipokinetic activity; it is a polypeptide containing 39 amino acids, but exact structure varies from one species to another; sometimes prefixed by a to distinguish it from beta-corticotropin. The first thirteen amino acids at the N-terminal region are identical to alpha-melanotropin. Synonym: adrenocorticotropin, adrenotropic hormone, adrenotropin, corticotropic hormone, corticotropin. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adrenotropic Hormone

adrenomedullary hormones
adrenomedullin
adrenomegaly
adrenomimetic
adrenomimetic amine
adrenomyeloneuropathy
adrenopathy
adrenoprival
adrenoreactive
adrenoreceptor
adrenoreceptors
adrenosterone
adrenotoxin
adrenotrophic
adrenotropic
adrenotropic hormone (current term)
adrenotropin
adret
adrets
adriamycin
adrift
adrift(p)
adrip
adrogation
adrogations
adroit
adroiter
adroitest
adroitly
adroitness

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