Medical Definition of Mineralocoid

1. 1. Any of the group of C21 corticosteroids, principally aldosterone, predominantly involved in the regulation of electrolyte and water balance through their effect on ion transport in epithelial cells of the renal tubules, resulting in retention of sodium and loss of potassium, some also possess varying degrees of glucocorticoid activity. Their secretion is regulated principally by plasma volume, serum potassium concentration and angiotensin II and to a lesser extent by anterior pituitary ACTH. 2. Of, pertaining to, having the properties of or resembling a mineralocorticoid. (12 Jan 1998)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Mineralocoid

mineralising
mineralist
mineralists
minerality
mineralizable
mineralization
mineralizations
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mineralized
mineralizer
mineralizers
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mineralizing
minerall
minerally
mineralocoid (current term)
mineralocorticoid
mineralocorticoids
mineralogic
mineralogical
mineralogically
mineralogies
mineralogist
mineralogists
mineralogize
mineralogized
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mineralogizing
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mineraloid

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