Explore BrainMass
Share

Explore BrainMass

    ADH and Angiotensin

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    Explain in layman's terms the interconnected roles of ADH and angiotensin. PLEASE include a diagram.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 4:46 pm ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/biology/human-biology/40850

    Solution Preview

    ADH, also called vasopressin, is a hormone, made by the posterior pituitary gland. Its principle target tissues are the kidneys, sweat glands, and small blood vessels called arterioles. Its principal effect is to conserve body water by decreasing urine volume. It also performs this function by decreasing water loss through sweat. In addition, it raises blood pressure by constricting the arterioles.

    But, before we mention angiotensin, we must mention the hormone, ...

    $2.19