Antidiuretic-hormone Synonyms

ăntē-dīə-rĕtĭk, ăntī-
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
  1. vasopressin
  2. adh
  3. arginine vasopressin
  4. pitressin