aldosterone: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (al"dō-sti-rōn', al'dō-sti-rōn", al-dos'tu-rōn"), [key]
— n. Biochem.
- a hormone produced by the cortex of the adrenal gland, instrumental in the regulation of sodium and potassium reabsorption by the cells of the tubular portion of the kidney.
- aldosterone (Thesaurus)