natriuretic

(redirected from Natriuretic agents)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.

natriuretic

 [na″tre-u-ret´ik]
1. pertaining to natriuresis.
2. promoting natriuresis.
3. an agent that so acts.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

na·tri·u·ret·ic

(nā'trē-yū-ret'ik),
1. Pertaining to or characterized by natriuresis.
2. A substance that increases urinary excretion of sodium, usually as a result of decreased tubular reabsorption of sodium ions from glomerular filtrate.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

natriuretic

adjective Referring to sodium excretion (by the kidneys).
 
noun An agent (e.g., atrial natriuretic hormone) that promotes urinary excretion of sodium.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

na·tri·u·ret·ic

(nā'trē-yū-ret'ik)
1. Pertaining to or characterized by natriuresis.
2. A substance that increases urinary excretion of sodium, usually as a result of decreased tubular reabsorption of sodium ions from glomerular filtrate.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012