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GLOSSARY & ABBREVIATIONS

ANF

Atrial natriuretic factor

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Atrial natriuretic factor (ANF or ANP) is a potent natriuretic and vasodilatory peptide. ANF is secreted mainly by the heart atrium and plays an important role in blood volume and blood pressure homeostasis.

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