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noun. a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex.
adjective. stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex.
noun. ['ˈhɔrˌmoʊn'] the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect.
- hormone (English)
- ὁρμή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- ὁρμάω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- ὁρμῶν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))