adrenocorticotropic hormone

adrenocorticotropic hormone
adrenocorticotropic hormone
Hormone used in an attempt to increase the corticosteroid levels in the blood, and to produce the associated euphoric effects on the organism.
Syn. corticotrophin, ACTH
Hormon, das aufgrund seiner euphorisierenden Wirkung während langer körperlicher Beanspruchungen anstelle von Glucokortikoiden eingesetzt wird.
Syn. Kortikotropin n, Corticotropin n, adrenocorticotropes Hormon n

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