atrial natriuretic peptide

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atrial natriuretic peptide

n.
A peptide hormone that is produced by the right atrium of the heart in response to elevated blood pressure and stimulates the excretion of sodium and water by the kidneys. Also called atrial natriuretic factor.
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Estudio integrado de los nucleos y registros obtenidos de los pozos someros (slim holes) perforados por la ANH, Contrato No.
Forgoing ANH at the end of life is part of good palliative care.
In this group, we included patients who did not have any evidence of ANH, those who had "resolution" of their imaging while on surveillance, and those who developed symptoms while actively on surveillance.
A lifelong environmentalist and devotee to closely related natural health and healing, Gretchen is an attorney who practiced environmental law and policy for five years before joining ANH to work on natural and sustainable health issues.
Country: USASector: Clothing/TextilesTarget: ANH RefractoriesBuyer: RHI AG Type: StakebuildingStatus: Bidding
26 July 2013 - Austrian refractory materials producer RHI AG (VIE:RHI) is keen on purchasing parts of US sector player ANH Refractories, RHI's CEO, Franz Struzl, told Austrian magazine Format.
The ANH is responsible for promoting the sustainable development of the country's hydrocarbon resources through an integral management approach that harmonises the interests of the society, country and the companies of the sector.
It is expected that new regulation will be issued to move towards a system of competition or "rounds" as it is now the practice of ANH.
Alec Bowden, ANH Refractories general manager, added: "Paul is doing fantastically well and we are all delighted with his success.
One should state one's Catholic values and beliefs and declare full consent to Church teaching, including that on ANH.
Where the Court of Appeal disagreed with Mr Justice Munby was over a situation where a patient's request for ANH was against a doctor's judgment that it would cause distress to the patient.
But the doctors' watchdog organisation won a ruling that reversed those findings in a judgment which stressed that doctors never had the power to withdraw ANH against a patient's wishes.