aldosterone definition

  • noun:
    • A steroid hormone released because of the adrenal cortex that regulates the sodium and liquid stability in your body.
    • A mineralocorticoid hormones, released because of the adrenal cortex, that regulates the balance of sodium and potassium within the body.
    • a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland; regulates salt (sodium and potassium) and water balance

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