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What is the definition or description of: adrenocorticotropic hormone?

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Dr. B.Gabriel Smolarz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: ACTH

It is one of several pituitary hormones - acth for short (the others control the thyroid gland, gonad glands, and others) that controls adrenal gland function in primarily making the hormone called cortisol (not to be confused with "adrenaline"), though the adrenal gland also makes several other hormones.

In brief: ACTH

It is one of several pituitary hormones - acth for short (the others control the thyroid gland, gonad glands, and others) that controls adrenal gland function in primarily making the hormone called cortisol (not to be confused with "adrenaline"), though the adrenal gland also makes several other hormones.
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