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

  • abbr. antidiuretic hormone

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  • antidiuretic hormone
  • alcohol dehydrogenase

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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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  • This lack of the enzyme low-Km aldehyde dehydrogenase isoenzyme, or in short, ADH is present in about 50\% of Asians too.

  • Alcohol suppresses the production of a hormone called ADH -- antidiuretic hormone -- released from (IIRC) the hypothalamus.

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  • The compound - called ADH-1 - was delivered intravenously and the chemotherapy given under surgical conditions, through the artery and vein in the affected limbs.

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  • The biopsy results were classified as positive (malignancy or high-risk lesions such as ADH, ALH, LCIS) or negative


  • ADH: Really awesome right up to the point when he started blabbing about it.

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  • "Effects of H2-blockers on alcohol dehydrogenase ADH activity"

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  • Nephrologists see lots of people on lithium, because one of its complications is kidney disease, including this type of diabetes, insipidus, a condition that causes resistance to antidiuretic hormone ADH, creating massive thirst and voluminous urination.

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  • Alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) is one of the major enzymes involved in alcohol metabolism.

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  • ADH also doesn't mean that the cancer would evolve at the particular place where these cells are found, says Korde.

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  • However, now that doctors know that ADH is a marker of increased risk, they can give women choices about what to do next.

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