ADH

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ADH

 

ADH

ADH

abbr.
antidiuretic hormone

ADH

Abbreviation for:
additional duty hours (for junior doctors), see there (Medspeak-UK)
alcohol dehydrogenase, see there
antidiuretic hormone, see there
atypical ductal hyperplasia, see there

ADH

1. Alcohol dehydrogenase, see there.
2. Antidiuretic hormone, see there.

ADH

Abbreviation for antidiuretic hormone; alcohol dehydrogenase.

ADH

Abbrev. for ANTIDIURETIC HORMONE.

ADH (antidiuretic hormone)

a hormone secreted by neurosecretory cells of the HYPOTHALAMUS and released by the posterior lobe of the PITUITARY GLAND. ADH stimulates the reabsorption of water through the distal-convoluted tubule of the KIDNEY nephron in mammals and thus limits the water content and the overall volume of urine.

ADH

Antidiuretic hormone, or the hormone that helps to concentrate urine during the night.
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