What does ACTH stand for?

What does ACTH mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: ACTH.

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ACTH

Adrenocortical stimulating Hormone

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AdrenoCorticoTropic Hormone

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Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

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AdrenoCorticoTropic Hormone

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AdrenoCorticoTropic Hormone (Corticotropin)

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What does ACTH mean?

adrenocorticotropic hormone, adrenocorticotrophic hormone, ACTH, adrenocorticotropin, adrenocorticotrophin, corticotropin, corticotrophin(noun)
a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex

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