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Definition of the noun adh

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noun - plural: -

  1. hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus; affects blood pressure by stimulating capillary muscles and reduces urine flow by affecting reabsorption of water by kidney tubules

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  1. antidiuretic hormone
  2. alcohol dehydrogenase


Adh a.k.a. Aldan Airport is a civilian airport in Russia located 1 kilometre east of Aldan, Aldansky District in the Sakha Republic of Russia. It is 450 kilometres away from Yakutsk.

  • also known as Ada Muni Airport
  • part of Russia


  1. Adh a.k.a. Adhola Language: Adhola, also known as Jopadhola and Ludama, is a dialect of Southern Luo spoken by the Adhola people of Uganda. Dhopadhola is generally mutually intelligible with Acholi, Lango, Kumam, and Alur of Uganda and Dholuo of Kenya.
    • also known as Jopadhola, Ludama, Dhopadhola, Adhola dialect
  2. Adh a.k.a. arginine vasopressin (neurophysin II, antidiuretic hormone, diabetes insipidus, neurohypophyseal) is a gene.
    • also known as vasopressin-neurophysin II-copeptin, arginine vasopressin-neurophysin II

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Google previewPrinciples of Pharmacology (2011)

The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy by David E. Golan, Armen H. Tashjian, Ehrin J. Armstrong

ADH is an important regulator of plasma volume and osmolality, while oxytocin has physiologic effects on uterine contraction and lactation. Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH) ADH is a peptide hormone produced by magnocellular cells of the ...

Google previewThe Scientific Basis of Integrative Medicine, Second Edition (2009)

by Leonard A. Wisneski, Lucy Anderson

which is a synthetic version of a hormone called antidiuretic hormone (ADH) or vasopressin. ADH is a major stress hormone, ...

Google previewEssentials of Pharmacotherapeutics (2000)

by F S K Barar

Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH, vasopressin) The ADH is a polypeptide containing 8 amino acids.

Google previewNational Kidney Foundation Primer on Kidney Diseases E-Book (2013)

by Scott Gilbert, Daniel E. Weiner

ADH is a nonapeptide produced by neurons located in the supraoptic and paraventricular nuclei of the hypothalamus.

The most important function of ADH is the regulation of the water permeability of the distal portions of the nephron, ...

Google previewComprehensive Handbook of Alcohol Related Pathology (2004)

by Victor R. Preedy, Ronald Ross Watson

Human liver ADH is a zinc metalloenzyme with five classes of multiple molecular forms that arise from the association of eight different types of subunits – α, β1, β2 , β3, γ1, γ2, π, and χ – into active dimeric molecules. A genetic model accounts ...

Google previewSaunders Handbook of Veterinary Drugs (2010)

Small and Large Animal by Mark G. Papich

The difference between DDAVP and natural ADH is that DDAVP is longer acting and produces fewer vasoconstriction effects. In addition to the hormone effects, in humans administration of DDAVP results in a twofold to fivefold increase in the ...

Google previewEndocrine and Metabolic Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, (2014)

by George C. Willis

ADH is a hormone synthesized in the posterior pituitary gland and acts on the distal convoluted tubule and the collecting duct of the nephron, resulting in increased reabsorption of free water, resulting in decreased volume of excreted urine, ...

Google previewCauses and Consequences of Alcohol Problems (1987)

An Agenda for Research : Report of a Study

Ethanol Oxidative Pathways Alcohol Dehydrogenase ADH catalyzes the conversion of ethanol to acetaldehyde , the first step in the oxidation of ethanol. ADH is a family of dimeric isozymes (enzymes with two subunits) divided into three ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

antidiuretic hormone (ADH), a hormone that decreases the production of urine by increasing the reabsorption of water by the renal tubules. ADH is secreted by cells of the hypothalamus and stored in the posterior lobe of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Four-Volume Set (2005)

by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice

Class 3 ADH has a low affinity for ethanol and does not participate in the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Body Systems (2010)

by Julie McDowell

Its two hormones, antidiuretic hormone (ADH, or vasopressin) and oxytocin, are actually produced in the neurons of nuclei in the hypothalamus. These hormones travel down nerve fibers to the posterior pituitary, which merely stores and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences ... (1883)

by Henry Watts

C"'AdH' The nucleus theory has not been adopted in any other systematic work on Organic Chemistry, and it is perhaps unfortunate that Gmelin should have made it the basis of nis arrangement of organic compounds ; for it is entirely artificial, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, The Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport (2009)

by Martin P. Schwellnus

The osmoreceptors respond by suppressing thirst and reducing ADH secretion from the hypothalamus. This makes the collecting ducts impermeable to water and excess water is excreted by the kidney. Conversely, in states of limited water ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2H4

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