Medical Definition of Atrial natriuretic factor

1. A potent natriuretic and vasodilatory peptide or mixture of different-sized low molecular weight peptides derived from a common precursor and secreted by the heart atria. All these peptides share a sequence of about 20 amino acids. Chemical name: Atriopeptin (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atrial Natriuretic Factor

atrial chaotic tachycardia
atrial complex
atrial diastole
atrial dipeptidyl carboxyhydrolase
atrial dissociation
atrial echo
atrial extrasystole
atrial fibrillation
atrial fibrillations
atrial flutter
atrial function
atrial fusion beat
atrial gallop
atrial granule serine proteinase
atrial myxoma
atrial natriuretic factor (current term)
atrial natriuretic peptide
atrial premature complexes
atrial premature contraction
atrial septum
atrial sound
atrial synchronous pulse generator
atrial systole
atrial tachycardia
atrial transport function
atrial triggered pulse generator
atrial ventricular canal defect

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