Definitions for diabetes insipidus, neurogenic
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word diabetes insipidus, neurogenic
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Diabetes Insipidus, Neurogenic
A genetic or acquired polyuric disorder caused by a deficiency of VASOPRESSINS secreted by the NEUROHYPOPHYSIS. Clinical signs include the excretion of large volumes of dilute URINE; HYPERNATREMIA; THIRST; and polydipsia. Etiologies include HEAD TRAUMA; surgeries and diseases involving the HYPOTHALAMUS and the PITUITARY GLAND. This disorder may also be caused by mutations of genes such as ARVP encoding vasopressin and its corresponding neurophysin (NEUROPHYSINS).
Find a translation for the diabetes insipidus, neurogenic definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these diabetes insipidus, neurogenic definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"diabetes insipidus, neurogenic." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/diabetes insipidus, neurogenic>.