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Atrial natriuretic hormone

Definition noun A peptide hormone released by the atrial heart muscle cells in response to atrial distention, hypertension,... Read More

Natriuretic hormone

Definition noun A hormone released in response to an expansion of plasma volume, and functions in the regulation of sodium... Read More


Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Sodium, Prostaglandin May Be Keys To Successful Treatment For Some Bedwetters

Children with a form of bedwetting that does not respond to a common medication have more sodium and urea in their... Read More


Definition noun, plural: peptides A compound consisting of amino acids connected by an amide bond Supplement Peptides are... Read More