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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In a video statement, Information Minister Shaukat Yousafzai said that he had not accused ANP's Head Asfandiyar Wali Khan but had told the fact which ANP's leader Azam Khan Hoti had said.
ANP central general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain, provincial president Aimal Wali Khan, senior leader Ghulam Ahmad Bilour and others led the rally.
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'The party has always talked about the rights of the people and unity among Pashtuns due to which the people have reposed confidence in the ANP and took it to parliament,' said the agriculture minister while addressing delegations at his home in Quetta on Monday.
'We know who is behind this rigging,' the ANP chief Asfandyar Wali said while addressing the protestors in Charsadda, adding 'on the day of voting, 'aliens' came and had their favorites win the elections.
Following the seat adjustment aimed ANP and NP Yasmeen Lehri has withdrawn his nomination paper in favor of ANPs candidate on NA 265 while Saleh Kakar ANP has withdrawn its candidate Saleh Kakar in favor of Yasmeen Lehri from PB 32.
They expressed the partys resolve to participate in the electoral process vigorously and alleged that the terrorist attack on Haroon Bilour was part of an attempt to push ANP to the wall.
Moreover, he added that ANP will utilise all the resources for maintaining peace once it came into power in the next general election to be held on July 25.
KARACHI: A Taliban suicide attack that killed an Awami National Party (ANP) leader in Peshawar has reopened the wounds of party workers in Karachi who faced a wave of militant strikes in the run-up to the 2013 general elections.
ANP Sindh spokesman here on Wednesday said in a statement that ANP candidate for NA-249 Aurang Zaib Buneeri has withdrawn in favour of PML N President Shehbaz Sharif, while from NA-250