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Natriuretic hormone

Definition

noun

A hormone released in response to an expansion of plasma volume, and functions in the regulation of sodium excretion by increasing the natriuretic capacity of plasma and promoting Na/K ATPase inhibition.


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The failure of the body to respond to the effects of natriuretic hormone in the body is assumed to be one of the factors in the development of hypertension.


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hypertonic urine and kidney stones???

... can kidney stones be prevented? 2- what role do aldoserone and atrial natriuretic hormone affect the production of hypertonic urine?

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