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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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Primary aldosteronism occurs when the adrenal gland produces excessive aldosterone without being stimulated by renin.
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Biomarkers analysed from the urine only were cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP), herpes virus entry mediator (HVEM) and aldosterone.
The resulting octapeptide, angiotensin II (Ang II), binds to transmembrane receptors and initiates several signaling pathways, including initiating the release of aldosterone from the adrenal gland.
She has needed regular medication for nearly three decades to replace two essential hormones she lacks in her body called cortisol and aldosterone.
Consequently, the adrenal glands located above the kidneys start producing lesser cortisol (which regulates glucose level) and aldosterone (which regulates blood pressure), and testosterone production increases manifold, Rustagi said.
On laboratory examination, the patient showed high plasma aldosterone and suppressed plasma renin activity.
An association between serum aldosterone and outcomes has been observed across the spectrum of patients with ACS, with and without left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) (3).
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists said increased levels of the hormone aldosterone in young black males correlate with an unhealthy chain of events that starts with retaining too much salt and results in an enlarged heart muscle.