adrenocorticotropic hormone (acth)

  • 1Adrenocorticotropic hormone — proopiomelanocortin (adrenocorticotropin/ beta lipotropin/ alpha melanocyte stimulating hormone/ beta melanocyte stimulating hormone/ beta endorphin) proopiomelanocortin derivatives POMC     …

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  • 2Adrenocorticotropic hormone deficiency — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 33423 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = 201400 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Adrenocorticotropic hormone deficiency (ACTH deficiency) is a result of a decreased or absent …

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  • 3adrenocorticotropic hormone — n. ACTH * * * (ACTH),also called  Corticotropin,         a polypeptide hormone formed in the pituitary gland that regulates the activity of the outer region (cortex) of the adrenal glands. In mammals the action of ACTH is limited to those areas… …

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  • 4adrenocorticotropic hormone — ACTH. A hormone made in the pituitary gland. Adrenocorticotropic hormone acts on the outer part of the adrenal gland to control its release of corticosteroid hormones. More adrenocorticotropic hormone is made during times of stress. Also called… …

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  • 5adrenocorticotropic hormone — or adrenocorticotrophic hormone n ACTH * * * (ACTH) corticotropin …

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  • 6adrenocorticotropic hormone — n. ACTH …

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  • 7adrenocorticotropic hormone — noun a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex • Syn: ↑adrenocorticotrophic hormone, ↑ACTH, ↑adrenocorticotropin, ↑adrenocorticotrophin, ↑corticotropin, ↑corticotrophin • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 8adrenocorticotropic hormone — ACTH, hormone secreted by the pituitary gland which stimulates steroid production by the cortex of the adrenal glands (Physiology) …

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  • 9adrenocorticotropic hormone — /əˌdrinoʊkɔtɪkəˌtroʊpɪk ˈhɔmoʊn/ (say uh.dreenohkawtikuh.trohpik hawmohn) noun → ACTH. Also, adrenocorticotrophic hormone …

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  • 10adrenocorticotropic hormone — noun Date: 1937 ACTH …

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  • 11adrenocorticotropic hormone. — See ACTH. Also called adrenocorticotropin /euh dree noh kawr ti koh troh pin/. [1935 40] * * * …

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  • 12adrenocorticotropic hormone — adre′nocor′ticotrop′ic hor′mone n. biochem. pha See ACTH Also called a•dre•no•cor•ti•co•tro•pin [[t]əˌdri noʊˌkɔr tɪ koʊˈtroʊ pɪn[/t]] Etymology: 1935–40 …

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  • 13adrenocorticotropic hormone. — See ACTH. Also called adrenocorticotropin /euh dree noh kawr ti koh troh pin/. [1935 40] …

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  • 14ACTH stimulation test — Diagnostics OPS 301 code 1 797 The ACTH stimulation test (also called the cosyntropin test, tetracosactide test or Synacthen test) is a medical test usually ordered and interpreted by endocrinologists to assess the functioning of the …

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  • 15ACTH — Abbreviation for adrenocorticotropic hormone. big A. a form of A., produced by certain tumors, which is a larger and more acidic peptide molecule than little A., but is not immunochemically distinguishable from it and does not exert any of the… …

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  • 16hormone — hormonal, hormonic /hawr mon ik, moh nik/, adj. /hawr mohn/, n. 1. Biochem. any of various internally secreted compounds, as insulin or thyroxine, formed in endocrine glands, that affect the functions of specifically receptive organs or tissues… …

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  • 17acth — [cit. aceteháş] s.n., art. ACTH ul Trimis de gall, 28.10.2008. Sursa: DOOM 2  ACTH s.n. Hormon proteic secretat de hipofiză, care stimulează glanda corticosuprarenală. [Sin.: Hormon adrenocorticotropic] (acronim, din engl. adrenocorticotropic… …

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  • 18ACTH — n. 1. a growth hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; stimulates the adrenal cortex. Syn: adrenocorticotropic hormone, adrenocorticotrophic hormone, adrenocorticotropin, adrenocorticotrophin, corticotropin, corticotrophin [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 19ACTH — AdrenoCorticoTropic Hormone (Medical » Laboratory) * Corticotropin (adrenocorticotropic Hormone) (Medical » Physiology) …

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  • 20ACTH — (adrenocorticotropic hormone) hormone secreted by the pituitary gland which stimulates steroid production by the cortex of the adrenal glands (Physiology) …

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