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Definition of "natriuretic" []

  • Of or pertaining to natriuresis (adjective)
  • Any substance that inhibits the reabsorption of cations, especially sodium, from urine (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "natriuretic" in a sentence
  • "The present data supports the idea of natriuretic peptides as valuable biomarkers of RVD in"
  • "The heart fights back by making its own countering hormones called natriuretic factors, which calm the heart and signal blood vessels in the body to relax and give it a break."
  • "Levels of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide NT-proBNP are measured within 24 hours of admission to hospital and again at discharge to help doctors diagnose and manage patients with heart failure, which is often confused with other conditions."