adh adh

Definition(s):

  • (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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • About 100 million Chinese now adh ere to some religion, according to official statistics.

News

  • Pool fan leads Whidbey league to record numbers

    For retired Senior Chief Paul Allers, Oak Harbor and billiards go hand in hand. Allers, who has run the North Whidbey BadAss Pool League since 1998, is raising it to new heights through his passion for billiards and what he jokingly calls, “ADH … look a squirrel!”
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Whidbey News Times

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