noun. a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland; regulates salt (sodium and potassium) and water balance.
Example sentences of the word aldosterone
1. Noun, singular or mass
It occurs when your adrenal glands fail to make enough cortisol and perhaps aldosterone.
Cortisol is one of the two hormones produced by our dogs’ adrenal glands; the other is aldosterone.