Water and Sodium Regulation in Health and Disease
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Kokko, J. P. 2001. Water and Sodium Regulation in Health and Disease. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
The maintenance of normal circulatory volume is the single most important characteristic of body fluid homeostasis. The constituents of body fluids in turn are regulated within narrow limits. The kidney plays a critical role in these regulatory processes.
- fluid compartments;
- salt and water;
- antidiuretic hormone;