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Natriuretic

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noun

A substance that prevents tubular reabsorption of ions, e.g. sodium ions, from the glomerular filtrate, hence, leading to excess amounts of such ions in the urine

adjective

Of, characterized by, or relating to natriuresis


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hypertonic urine and kidney stones???

... these, explain them, or tell me where to look to find the answers. 1-How can kidney stones be prevented? 2- what role do aldoserone and atrial natriuretic hormone affect the production of hypertonic urine?

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by ecsezandohs
Mon Nov 12, 2007 5:54 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: hypertonic urine and kidney stones???
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Nephron

... and so on) according to the body's needs under hormonal control, or from anti-diuretic hormones, aldosterone, parathyroid hormone, atrial-natriuretic peptide and others. In this process urine is produced, and in doing so, eliminates wastes from the body, regulates blood volume and blood ...

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by mith
Fri Apr 29, 2005 8:33 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Nephron
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