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natriuretic

Pronunciation: na'tre-yu-ret'ik

Definition:

  1. Pertaining to or characterized by natriuresis.
  2. A substance that increases urinary excretion of sodium, usually as a result of decreased tubular reabsorption of sodium ions from glomerular filtrate.
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