Serum adrenocorticotropic hormone

Alternative names
ACTH; Adrenocorticotrophic hormone; Highly-sensitive ACTH

Definition
An ACTH test measures ACTH, a hormone secreted from the anterior pituitary gland in the brain.


see ACTH.

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Last revised: December 3, 2012
by Levon Ter-Markosyan, D.M.D.

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