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A peptide hormone secreted by atrial muscle cells which causes increased excretion of sodium and water by the kidneys and has a variety of other effects on the cardiovascular system, generally tending to reduce blood pressure; abbreviated ANP.Related atrial natriuretic factor
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.