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natriuretic

 [na″tre-u-ret´ik]
1. pertaining to natriuresis.
2. promoting natriuresis.
3. an agent that so acts.

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.

natriuretic

/na·tri·uret·ic/ (-ūr-et´ik)
1. pertaining to, characterized by, or promoting natriuresis.
2. an agent that promotes natriuresis.

natriuretic

[nā′trēyoo͡ret′ik]
1 adj, pertaining to the process of natriuresis.
2 n, a substance that inhibits the resorption of sodium ions from the glomerular filtrate in the kidneys, thus allowing more sodium to be excreted with the urine.

natriuretic

adjective Referring to sodium excretion (by the kidneys).
 
noun An agent (e.g., atrial natriuretic hormone) that promotes urinary excretion of sodium.

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.

natriuretic

1. pertaining to or promoting natriuresis.
2. an agent that promotes natriuresis.

natriuretic factor
see atrial natriuretic factor.
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