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Descriptor English:   Aldosterone 
Descriptor Spanish:   Aldosterona 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Aldosterona 
Synonyms English:   Aldosterone, (+-)-Isomer
Aldosterone, (11 beta,17 alpha)-Isomer  
Tree Number:   D04.210.500.745.745.654.062
Definition English:   A hormone secreted by the ADRENAL CORTEX that regulates electrolyte and water balance by increasing the renal retention of sodium and the excretion of potassium. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /defic: consider also HYPOALDOSTERONISM; consider also RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN-ALDOSTERONE SYSTEM see RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM & do not index under ALDOSTERONE unless particularly discussed
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Aldosterone/antagonists & inhibitors use Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonists
See Related English:   Hyperaldosteronism
Receptors, Mineralocorticoid
Renin-Angiotensin System
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification DF deficiency
EC economics GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   453 
Unique Identifier:   D000450 

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