antidiuretic hormone

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antidiuretic hormone
 
n
another name for vasopressin ADH

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antidiuretic hormone n.
Abbr. ADH
See vasopressin.

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antidiuretic hormone   (ān'tē-dī'ə-rět'ĭk, ān'tī-)  Pronunciation Key 
A polypeptide hormone secreted by the posterior portion of the pituitary gland that constricts blood vessels, raises blood pressure, and reduces excretion of urine. Also called vasopressin.
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