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  1. vasopressins(Noun)

    Plural form of vasopressin.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vasopressins

    Antidiuretic hormones released by the NEUROHYPOPHYSIS of all vertebrates (structure varies with species) to regulate water balance and OSMOLARITY. In general, vasopressin is a nonapeptide consisting of a six-amino-acid ring with a cysteine 1 to cysteine 6 disulfide bridge or an octapeptide containing a CYSTINE. All mammals have arginine vasopressin except the pig with a lysine at position 8. Vasopressin, a vasoconstrictor, acts on the KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCTS to increase water reabsorption, increase blood volume and blood pressure.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vasopressins in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vasopressins in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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