antidiuretic hormone

an·​ti·​di·​uret·​ic hormone | \ ˌan-ti-ˌdī-yu̇-ˈre-tik- How to pronounce antidiuretic hormone (audio) \

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Although the relationship here isn’t fully understood, a lot of this seems to come down to the fact that alcohol suppresses a hormone in your body called vasopressin (also known as antidiuretic hormone). Kimberly Truong, SELF, "Is ‘Breaking the Seal’ When You Drink Alcohol Really a Thing?," 16 Mar. 2019

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1942, in the meaning defined above

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