What does ADH mean in Physiology?
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What does ADH mean?
- vasopressin, antidiuretic hormone, ADH, Pitressin(noun)
- 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