ADH


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ADH

abbr.
antidiuretic hormone

ADH

abbreviation for
(Biochemistry) antidiuretic hormone. See vasopressin

ADH

antidiuretic hormone. Compare vasopressin.
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Noun1.ADH - hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamusADH - hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus; affects blood pressure by stimulating capillary muscles and reduces urine flow by affecting reabsorption of water by kidney tubules
pressor, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor - any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure
endocrine, hormone, internal secretion - the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
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As phenytoin has been known to inhibit ADH secretion and antagonize the hyperosmolar state, alternate antiepileptic medication may be given to avoid this.
The body normally produces more ADH at night so that the need to urinate is lower.
Typically, hyponatremia develops in circumstances where there is a persistent elevation in ADH levels, so that urine remains concentrated despite serum hypotonicity, as occurs in congestive heart failure or the syndrome of inappropriate ADH secretion.
The monomorphic enzymes include ADH, LDH and MDH, all of which produced identical banding patterns regardless of the taxon tested.
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