pitressin definition

  • noun:
    • hormone secreted because of the posterior pituitary gland (trade title Pitressin) and also by nerve endings inside hypothalamus; affects blood pressure by revitalizing capillary muscles and decreases urine movement by impacting reabsorption of water by kidney tubules

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