RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM

Discriminating manager of the aldosterone biosynthetic pathway. Achieves its goals by increasing aldosterone production, as well as sodium retention, due to drops in volume.

RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM: "The renin-angiotensin system helps regulate blood pressure."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/renin-angiotensin-system/ (accessed July 15, 2020).
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