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antidiuretic

[an-tee-dahy-uh-ret-ik] /ˌæn tiˌdaɪ əˈrɛt ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a substance that suppresses the formation of urine.
noun
2.
any such substance.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; anti- + diuretic
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British Dictionary definitions for antidiuretic

antidiuretic

/ˌæntɪˌdaɪjʊˈrɛtɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a hormone, treatment, etc) acting on the kidneys to control water excretion
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antidiuretic in Medicine

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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