Definition of adrenocorticotropic in English:

adrenocorticotropic

adjective

Physiology
  • Acting to stimulate the adrenal cortex; especially in adrenocorticotropic hormone.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. From adreno- + cortico- + -tropic.

Pronunciation

adrenocorticotropic

/əˌdriːnə(ʊ)ˌkɔːtɪkə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊpɪk//əˌdriːnə(ʊ)ˌkɔːtɪkə(ʊ)ˈtrɒpɪk/