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Definitions for adrenocorticotrophic hormone
adreno·cor·ti·cotroph·ic hor·mone

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  1. adrenocorticotropic hormone, adrenocorticotrophic hormone, ACTH, adrenocorticotropin, adrenocorticotrophin, corticotropin, corticotrophinnoun

    a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex

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  1. adrenocorticotrophic hormone

    Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) is a hormone produced and released by the pituitary gland. It plays a vital role in the body's response to stress by stimulating the adrenal glands to produce and release cortisol, a stress hormone. ACTH also helps maintain the immune system, regulate blood sugar levels, and aids in fetus development during pregnancy.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adrenocorticotrophic hormone in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adrenocorticotrophic hormone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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