a person who advocates antidisestablishmentarianism.
of or relating to antidisestablishmentarianism.
opposition to the withdrawal of state support or recognition from an established church, especially the Anglican Church in 19th-century England. noun originally, opposition to the disestablishment of the Church of England, now opposition to the belief that there should no longer be an official church in a country Examples When people are asked for the […]
a person who . disagreeing or dissenting, as in opinion or attitude: a ban on dissident magazines. Contemporary Examples Though they were released a day later, this crackdown sent shockwaves through the dissident community in Egypt. Egypt’s Internet Crackdown David Keyes January 24, 2010 Another type altogether, forged from a different metal, more businessman than […]
- Antidiuretic hormone
vasopressin. Abbreviation: ADH. noun another name for vasopressin ADH antidiuretic hormone n. Abbr. ADH See vasopressin. antidiuretic hormone (ān’tē-dī’ə-rět’ĭk, ān’tī-) 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.