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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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The team based at Aberdeen University, and involving scientists from Glasgow, British Columbia and Queen Mary, London, found that even at 20 weeks, babies in the womb do not yet create a vital hormone called aldosterone, which may explain some of the risks facing premature babies.
This inherited disease causes the adrenal gland to produce high level of aldosterone - a hormone that regulates the water and salt conservation in the kidneys.
This includes angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers (sartans) and aldosterone antagonists.
MRAs such as spironolactone and eplerenone can offset the damaging effect of high aldosterone levels - which rise immediately after a heart attack augmenting the benefits of optimal standard therapy including reperfusion therapy, beta-blockers, dual antiplatelet therapy, statins and ACE inhibitors, explained Prof Beygui.
PARIS -- Just when the aldosterone receptor antagonists spironolactone and eplerenone received official recognition in the 2017 U.
Loss of hearing is age-related, they say, though the intake of a natural bio-identical hormone called aldosterone can help.
The patient was started on stress-dose steroids after measurement of baseline adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), renin, aldosterone, 17-hydroxyprogesterone (17-OHP), and cortisol.
The first CETP inhibitor, torcetrapib, proved unsuccessful because it increased levels of aldosterone, a hormone that increases blood pressure.
Investigations revealed electrolytes imbalance, metabolic alkalosis, raised aldosterone and renin levels suggestive of NBS.
First described in humans in 1955, primary hyperaldosteronism, also called Conn syndrome, is an adrenocortical disorder characterized by autonomous adrenal hypersecretion of aldosterone.
Primary hyperaldosteronism is an autonomous secretion of aldosterone by abnormal cells, due to adrenal cortical hyperplasia or neoplasia.
1-2,5) Although the ARR is widely recognized as the most reliable screening test, it is not without limitations, and results are variably affected by a variety of factors (time of day, posture, potassium levels, diet, and method of blood collection) and medications (diuretics, aldosterone receptor antagonist, beta blockers, angiotensin receptor blockers, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, and dihydropiridine calcium channel blockers).