What does ADH mean in Chemistry?

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Alcohol DeHydrogenase

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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

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