Synonyms

1. hormone-replacement_therapy

noun. hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis.

Synonyms

  • therapy
  • hormone replacement therapy

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Words that Rhyme with Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

Example sentences of the word adrenocorticotropic-hormone


1. Noun Phrase
For example, Cushing’s disease occurs when your body is exposed to too much adrenocorticotropic hormone 5.

2. Noun Phrase
The adrenocorticotropic hormone is produced in your pituitary gland.

3. Noun Phrase
Low cortisol levels can occur from two causes, when there is insufficient adrenocorticotropic hormone or not enough cortisol.

4. Noun Phrase
The pituitary gland produces the adrenocorticotropic hormone, which causes the adrenal gland to produce cortisol.

2. adrenocorticotropic

adjective. stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex.

Synonyms

  • stimulative

Antonyms

  • unstimulating
  • ataractic

Etymology

  • adreno- (English)
  • corticotropic (English)

3. hormone

noun. ['ˈhɔrˌmoʊn'] the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect.

Synonyms

  • parathormone
  • Pitressin
  • glucocorticoid
  • TRF
  • thyrotropin-releasing hormone
  • thyroid hormone
  • TRH
  • somatotropic hormone
  • epinephrine
  • releasing hormone
  • MSH
  • somatotrophin
  • glucagon
  • adrenosterone
  • thyrotropin-releasing factor
  • corticotropin
  • thyrotropic hormone
  • Pitocin
  • thyrotrophic hormone
  • secretion
  • catecholamine
  • steroid
  • STH
  • somatotropin
  • releasing factor
  • TSH
  • gonadotrophin
  • parathyroid hormone
  • adrenocorticotropin
  • gonadotropic hormone
  • epinephrin
  • gonadotropin
  • ADH
  • hypothalamic releasing hormone
  • sex hormone
  • protirelin
  • relaxin
  • human growth hormone
  • neurohormone
  • adrenocorticotrophin
  • endocrine
  • RH
  • gonadotrophic hormone
  • vasopressin
  • oxytocin
  • antidiuretic hormone
  • melanocyte-stimulating hormone
  • internal secretion
  • melatonin
  • thyroid-stimulating hormone
  • adrenocorticotropic hormone
  • hypothalamic releasing factor
  • corticotrophin
  • adrenaline
  • thyrotrophin
  • Adrenalin
  • somatotrophic hormone
  • thymosin
  • growth hormone
  • ACTH
  • insulin
  • GI hormones
  • steroid hormone
  • thyrotropin
  • adrenocorticotrophic hormone

Etymology

  • ὁρμή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ὁρμάω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ὁρμῶν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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