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Adrenocorticotropic --> adrenocorticotrophic

Stimulating growth of the adrenal cortex or secretion of its hormones.

Synonym: adrenotropic, adrenotrophic.

Origin: adrenal cortex _ g. Trophe, nurture; trope, a turning

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... by suckling), targets mammary glands 3) TSH: Thyrotric Hormone (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone)- stimulates and targets the thyroid 4) ACTH: Adrenocorticotropic – stimulates the adrenal gland, targets the adrenal cortex 5) FSH: Follicle Stimulating Hormone- stimulates gametogenesis, targets ...

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