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Chemical Mineralocorticoids

Name Mineralocorticoids
Equivalent Terms Effect, Mineralocorticoid | Effects, Mineralocorticoid | Mineralocorticoid Effect | Mineralocorticoid Effects
Definition A group of CORTICOSTEROIDS primarily associated with water and electrolyte balance. This is accomplished through the effect on ION TRANSPORT in renal tubules, resulting in retention of sodium and loss of potassium. Mineralocorticoid secretion is itself regulated by PLASMA VOLUME, serum potassium, and ANGIOTENSIN II.
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MeSH® ID D008901
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