another name for vasopressin adh
antidiuretic hormone n.
a polypeptide hormone secreted by the posterior portion of the pituitary gland that constricts blood vessels, raises blood pressure, and reduces excretion of urine. also called vasopressin.
of or relating to a substance that suppresses the formation of urine. any such substance. adjective (of a hormone, treatment, etc) acting on the kidneys to control water excretion antidiuretic an·ti·di·u·ret·ic (ān’tē-dī’ə-rět’ĭk, ān’tī-) n. an agent that reduces the output of urine.
character; unfounded positiveness in matters of opinion; arrogant -ssertion of opinions as truths. historical examples on the ruin of all philosophies and religions montaigne, like nietzsche, has built up a dogmatism of his own. german problems and personalities charles sarolea he learnt more from such books than he learnt from dogmatism and interested orthodoxy. albert […]
a person who -sserts his or her opinions in an unduly positive or arrogant manner; a dogmatic person. a person who lays down dogmas. historical examples in the former case, the dogmatist must take care that his arguments possess the apodeictic certainty of a demonstration. the critique of pure reason immanuel kant the dogmatist has […]
opposing or restricting the use of narcotics or other of abuse: to enact stricter antidrug laws. historical examples reach out to the community for support and -ssistance in making the school’s antidrug policy and program work. what works: schools without drugs united states department of education
intended to discourage the dumping of imported commodities, especially by imposing extra customs duties: antidumping measures against foreign steel.