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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

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.
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BNP: B-type natriuretic peptide or brain natriuretic peptide
Insulin resistance has been associated with lower natriuretic peptide levels [27].
The Natriuretic peptide levels and echocardiographic measures of asymptomatic and symptomatic patients are compared in Table 1.
ANP is a member of the natriuretic peptide family and is synthesized and stored in the atrial myocytes and released in response to the cardiac wall stretching or after endothelin, cytokine, or [alpha]-adrenergic stimulation [66-68].
N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide and abnormal brain aging: The AGES-Reykjavik Study.
Values of natriuretic index more than 2.0 indicate favorable natriuretic activity and more than 10.0 means potassium-sparing effect.
Univariate associations between natriuretic peptides and risk factors were assessed using Spearman correlation coefficients.
The identification of CNP was based on its structural similarity to atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) and brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) (20).
Made in the heart, atrial and B-type natriuretic peptides (NPs) are hormones that were originally discovered to modulate salt and water to control blood pressure.