mineralocorticoid definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a group of steroid bodily hormones, like aldosterone, which are released by the adrenal cortex and manage the total amount of liquid and electrolytes in your body.
    • any one of several steroid hormones, characterised by their particular similarity to aldosterone and their impact on salt and liquid metabolic process.
    • hormone which among steroids associated with adrenal cortex that affects your metabolic rate of sodium and potassium

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