Definitions for "ALDOSTERONE"
A hormone secreted by the adrenal cortex; important in the regulation of sodium and potassium levels and, in turn, in retaining water within the body.
mineralocorticoid produced by the adrenal cortex; brings about sodium and water reabsorption and potassium secretion
A steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex that participates in control of sodium, potassium and water balance.