Synonyms and Antonyms for antidiuretic-hormone

1. antidiuretic hormone (n.)

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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2. hormone-replacement therapy (n.)

hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis

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