aldocortin


Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Aldosterone — A hormone made by the outer portion (cortex) of the adrenal gland that regulates the balance of salt and water in the body. Pronounced AL·do·ste·rone. Aldosterone is secreted in response to low salt levels. Aldosterone then activates the MR (for… …   Medical dictionary

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