anti-diuretic

antidiuretic

[an-tee-dahy-uh-ret-ik] Biochemistry, Pharmacology.
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a substance that suppresses the formation of urine.
noun
2.
any such substance.

Origin:
1940–45; anti- + diuretic

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antidiuretic (ˌæntɪˌdaɪjʊˈrɛtɪk)
 
adj
(of a hormone, treatment, etc) acting on the kidneys to control water excretion

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antidiuretic an·ti·di·u·ret·ic (ān'tē-dī'ə-rět'ĭk, ān'tī-)
n.
An agent that reduces the output of urine.

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