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(Medicine) (of a hormone, treatment, etc) acting on the kidneys to control water excretion


(ˌæn tiˌdaɪ əˈrɛt ɪk)

1. of or pertaining to a substance that suppresses the formation of urine.
2. an antidiuretic substance.
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Noun1.antidiuretic - a drug that limits the formation of urineantidiuretic - a drug that limits the formation of urine
lypressin - an antidiuretic and vasoconstrictor used to treat diabetes insipidus
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease


n. antidiurético, sustancia que evita la emisión excesiva de orina;
___ hormone.
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Get Sample Copy of This Report @ Desmopressin Acetate is a synthetic analogue of the natural pituitary hormone 8-arginine vasopressin (ADH), an antidiuretic hormone affecting renal water conservation.
However, the body responds to depleted extracellular fluid by activating compensatory mechanisms, such as antidiuretic hormone, the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system
The most common cause of hyponatremia in hospitalized children is hypotonic fluid therapy, syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone release (SIADH) and cerebral salt wasting syndrome (CSWS).
Hyponatremia in patients with inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (ADH) syndrome (SIADH) is caused by the combination of excess ADH-induced water retention and secondary solute loss.
The various mechanisms are primary illness, impaired water secretion, syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) (5,10), use of hypotonic saline, redistribution of sodium and water and several drugs may contribute to the development of hyponatremia.
Not drinking enough water will cause your body to release an antidiuretic hormone that will result in water retention and bloating.
This increase in osmolality is recognized by the osmoreceptors located in the hypothalamus, which release antidiuretic hormone (ADH).
The frequent urge to urinate at night (nocturia) is a common complaint, and unfortunately, with age, our bodies produce less of the antidiuretic hormone that enables us to retain fluid.
The hypothalamus produces several "releasing" and "inhibiting" hormones that, in turn, signal the pituitary gland to initiate the release of its own hormones (e.g., growth hormone, thyroid-stimulating hormone, adrenocorticotropic hormone, endorphins, antidiuretic hormone), which then travel to specific areas of the body to produce certain changes.
Vasopressin is an antidiuretic hormone that controls the body's water balance during the day and night.
Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) has its effect on urea transport and consequently helps maintain the osmolarity of the body fluid.
Vasopressin, also known as antidiuretic hormone, is secreted in the hypothalamus and is associated with corticotrophin-releasing hormone.

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