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Meaning of PITRESSIN

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus; affects blood pressure by stimulating capillary muscles and reduces urine flow by affecting reabsorption of water by kidney tubules
 

PITRESSIN is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: ADH, antidiuretic hormone, vasopressin
 
 See Also: hormone, internal secretion, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor

 

 

 

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