diuretic hormone

diuretic hormone

[‚dī·yu̇′red·ik ′hȯr‚mōn]
(biochemistry)
A neurohormone that promotes water loss in insects by increasing the volume of fluid secreted into the Malpighian tubules.
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But theoretical disadvantages include hyponatremia and fluid overload; this could occur because patients with lower respiratory tract infections have been shown to have increased diuretic hormone secretion, reported Dr.
Differential diagnoses included Syndrome of Inappropriate Anti Diuretic Hormone (SIADH), diabetes insipidus, hyperthyroidism, and excess cortisol and psychogenic polydipsia were considered.