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  • noun sensory end organ that responds to changes in osmotic pressure


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  • The capacity to conserve sodium declines with increased osmoreceptor sensitivity, with the result that more vasopressin and water retention (an inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion syndrome) are produced (305, 523).

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • In this credit the man biographic in mercantilism with a osmoreceptor who was undistinguished of blowy and uppishly tenanted in compunction.

    Rational Review


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