corticotrophic

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corticotrophic

[¦kȯrd·ə‚kō¦trä·fik]
(physiology)
Having an effect on the adrenal cortex.
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L'hormone corticotrope produite par la glande pituitaire voyage alors dans le sang pour aller activer les glandes surrenales qui produiront la substance qui presente les effets adverses decrits par Selye.
01), with corticotropes = gonadotropes = lactotropes < thyrotropes = somatotropes.
The rare cell types, including corticotropes and thyrotropes (Figure 3), showed similar changes at the corresponding time points.