name: corticotropin secretion
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def: "The regulated release of corticotropin by a cell. Corticotropin hormone is a polypeptide hormone synthesized and secreted from corticotropes in the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland in response to corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) released by the hypothalamus." [GOC:cjm, PMID:11027914]
synonym: "ACTH secretion" EXACT 
synonym: "adrenocorticotropic hormone secretion" EXACT 
synonym: "adrenocorticotropin secretion" RELATED [GOC:dph, GOC:tb]
synonym: "adrenotropic hormone secretion" EXACT 
synonym: "adrenotropin secretion" EXACT 
synonym: "corticotropic hormone secretion" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0030072 ! peptide hormone secretion
is_a: GO:0060986 ! endocrine hormone secretion
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