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al·dos·ter·one

 (ăl-dŏs′tə-rōn′)
n.
A steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex and regulates salt balance, blood volume, and blood pressure in the body.

aldosterone

(ælˈdɒstəˌrəʊn)
n
(Biochemistry) the principal mineralocorticoid secreted by the adrenal cortex. A synthesized form is used in the treatment of Addison's disease. Formula: C21H27O5
[C20: from ald(ehyde) + -o- + ster(ol) + -one]

al•do•ste•rone

(ˌæl doʊ stɪˈroʊn, ˈæl doʊ stɪˌroʊn, ælˈdɒs təˌroʊn)

n.
a hormone produced by the cortex of the adrenal gland, instrumental in the regulation of sodium and potassium resorption by the cells of the tubular portion of the kidney.
[1950–55; ald (ehyde) + -o- + ster (ol) + -one]

aldosterone

An adrenal gland hormone that acts on the kidneys to help maintain the balance of salt in the body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aldosterone - a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal glandaldosterone - a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland; regulates salt (sodium and potassium) and water balance
mineralocorticoid - hormone that is one of the steroids of the adrenal cortex that influences the metabolism of sodium and potassium
Translations

aldosterone

[ælˈdɒstəˌrəʊn] Naldosterona f

al·dos·ter·one

n. aldosterona, hormona producida por la corteza suprarrenal.

aldosterone

n aldosterona
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