ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE (ACTH)

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a chemical dispersed by the anterior pituitary gland which manages the regular dispersion of steroid chemicals coming from the adrenal cortex. Commonly referred to as corticotrophin.

ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE (ACTH): "Overactivity of the adrenocorticotropic hormone may lead to disproportionate parts of the body as well as physiologic side effects and enhanced or diminished mood."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE (ACTH)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/adrenocorticotropic-hormone-acth/ (accessed June 25, 2022).

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