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BNP

Abbreviation for β-natriuretic peptide; B-type natriuretic peptide; brain natriuretic peptide; brain natriuretic protein.
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BNP

Abbreviation for:
B natriuretic peptide (Medspeak-UK)
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brain natriuretic peptide
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BNP

B-type natriuretic peptide, brain natriuretic peptide Physiology A 32-residue peptide hormone produced predominantly in the ventricles, secreted in response to fluid overload–eg, CHF. See Atrial natriuretic peptide.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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