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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Anh said that in spite of the global economic crisis, regional conflicts and natural disasters, tourism has shown impressive growth in CLMV.
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These and other statements (10) surely reflect the papal allocution, which strongly suggested that the removal of ANH is euthanasia by omission.
But the doctors' watchdog organisation today won a ruling that reversed those findings in a judgement which stressed that doctors never had the power to withdraw ANH against the wishes of a patient.
Hoang Anh Lumphat operates on an economic land concession (ELC) within Ratanakkiri province's Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary.
On correlation of severity of ANH with Post- natal pathology only 33.33% of patients with mild ANH had postnatal pathology.
Tran Tuan Anh, in turn, noted that Azerbaijan and Vietnam have the potential to develop cooperation in many areas.
is planning for a 20 per cent increase in export orders next year by investing $3 million on equipment to expand production, General Director Le Duy Anh said in an interview.