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na·tri·u·re·sis

 (nā′trə-yo͝o-rē′sĭs)
n.
Excretion of excessive amounts of sodium in the urine.

[New Latin natriūrēsis : natrium, sodium (from French natron, natron; see natron) + ūrēsis, urination (from Greek ourēsis, from ourein, to urinate; see uretic).]

na′tri·u·ret′ic (-rĕt′ĭk) adj.

natriuretic

(ˌneɪtrɪjʊˈrɛtɪk)
n
(Pharmacology) any substance that prevents the re-absorption of sodium from urine
adj
(Medicine) of or relating to natriuresis
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Adj.1.natriuretic - of or relating to natriuresis
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na·tri·u·ret·ic

n. natriurético-a. V.: diuretic.
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Ghrelin Improves the Fine Structure of Atrial Natriuretic Factor (ANF) Granules and Intercalated Disc Junctions in Experimentally-Induced Myocardial Infarction in Rats
Primers for atrial natriuretic factor (ANF), matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-9, MMP-13 and [beta]-actin are shown in Table 1.
The most probable process involves disruption of neural inputs to the kidney and/or central production of a circulating natriuretic factor [6, 7, 11, 12, 16, 17].
Identification of protease 3.4.24.11 as the major atrial natriuretic factor degrading enzyme in the rat kidney.
Cardiac atrial natriuretic factor during evolution of congestive heart faiure.
Mitch, "Atrial natriuretic factor does not improve the outcome of cadaveric renal transplantation," Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, vol.
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Influence of fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) and insulin-like growth factor (IGF-I) on cytoskeletal and contractile structures and on atrial natriuretic factor (ANF) expression in adult rat ventricular cardiomyocytes in culture.
Physiological role of silent receptors of atrial natriuretic factor. Science 1987; 238:675-678.