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Medical Term:

adrenocorticotropic

Pronunciation: ă-drē′nō-kōr′ti-kō-trō′pik, -trō′fik

Definition: Stimulating growth of the suprarenal cortex or secretion of its hormones.

Synonym(s): adrenotropic, adrenotrophic

[adrenal cortex + G. trophē, nurture; tropē, a turning]

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