antidiuretic


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antidiuretic

[¦an·tē‚dī·yə¦red·ik]
(pharmacology)
An agent, such as vasopressin, that prevents the excretion of urine.
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In the presence of antidiuretic hormone (ADH), the duct becomes permeable to water, which is reabsorbed, creating a more concentrated, reduced volume of urine.
The syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (ADH) secretion (SIADH) is a disorder of impaired water excretion caused by the inability to suppress secretion of ADH (1).
The most probable cause of hyponatremia is thought to be the non-osmotic release of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) as a result of various clinical conditions, such as fever, hypovolemia, and respiratory tract infections (16,17,5)
The syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH) occurs when there is persistent ADH stimulation resulting in hyponatremia.
Actions of antidiuretic hormone analogues on intact and nystatin-permeabilized frog skins.
Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) and endolymphatic hydrops.
Diabetes insipidus centers around antidiuretic hormone (ADH, also known as vasopressin).
"While many claims about the benefits of increased water intake remain untested, a growing body of evidence suggests that increased water intake improves kidney function through the suppression of the antidiuretic hormone," Clark suggested.
Singer et al., "Superiority of demeclocycline over lithium in the treatment of chronic syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone," New England Journal of Medicine, vol.
The syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) is a well-known cause of hyponatremia.

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