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antidiuretic

[ an-tee-dahy-uh-ret-ik ]
/ ˌæn tiˌdaɪ əˈrɛt ɪk /
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adjective

of or relating to a substance that suppresses the formation of urine.

noun

any such substance.

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Origin of antidiuretic

First recorded in 1940–45; anti- + diuretic
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British Dictionary definitions for antidiuretic

antidiuretic
/ (ˌæntɪˌdaɪjʊˈrɛtɪk) /

adjective

(of a hormone, treatment, etc) acting on the kidneys to control water excretion
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Medical definitions for antidiuretic

antidiuretic
[ ăn′tē-dī′ə-rĕtĭk, ăn′tī- ]

n.

An agent that reduces the output of urine.
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