Definitions for vasopressinˌvæs oʊˈprɛs ɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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


  1. vasopressin(Noun)

    An antidiuretic hormone secreted by the pituitary gland

Editors Contribution

  1. vasopressin

    Is a type of hormone produced and secreted in the body of an animal or human.

    Vasopressin is a hormone that acts on the kidneys to regulate water balance.

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