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antidiuretic hormone

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See vasopressin.

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  • n. a hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland

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  • n. hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus; affects blood pressure by stimulating capillary muscles and reduces urine flow by affecting reabsorption of water by kidney tubules

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