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  1. Kallikrein-Kinin System

    A system of metabolic interactions by products produced in the distal nephron of the KIDNEY. These products include KALLIKREIN; KININS; KININASE I; KININASE II; and ENKEPHALINASE. This system participates in the control of renal functions. It interacts with the RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN-ALDOSTERONE SYSTEM to regulate BLOOD PRESSURE, generation of PROSTAGLANDINS, release of VASOPRESSINS, and WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kallikrein-kinin system in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kallikrein-kinin system in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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