lypressin(redirected from 8-lysine vasopressin)
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a synthetic preparation of lysine vasopressin, used as an antidiuretic and vasoconstrictor to treat central diabetes insipidus when desmopressin is too potent; administered by intranasal spray.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Vasopressin-containing lysine in position 8; an antidiuretic and vasopressor hormone.
Synonym(s): 8-lysine vasopressin
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An antidiuretic and vasopressor hormone.
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