reninism

reninism

 [re´nin-izm]
a condition marked by overproduction of renin.
primary reninism a syndrome of hypertension, hypokalemia, hyperaldosteronism, and elevated plasma renin activity, due to proliferation of juxtaglomerular cells.
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