Medical Dictionary

aldosterone

noun al·do·ste·rone
\al-ˈdäs-tə-ˌrōn; ˌal-dō-ˈsti(ə)r-ˌōn, -stə-ˈrōn\

Medical Definition of ALDOSTERONE

:  a steroid hormone C21H28O5 of the adrenal cortex that functions in the regulation of the salt and water balance of the body

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