Word Focus

focusing on words and literature

Definitions and Synonyms of adh | Another word for adh | What is adh?

Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for adh in the sense of this definition

(adh is a kind of ...) any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure

(adh is a kind of ...) the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect

More words

Another word for adesite

Another word for adermin

Another word for ader wax

Another word for adequateness

Another word for adequately

Another word for adhd

Another word for adhere

Another word for adherence

Another word for adherent

Another word for adhesion

Other word for adhesion

adhesion meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce adhesion