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CNS Nutrition Specialist Exam Prep

Category - CBNS

Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) is released in response to:

  1. Decreased serum osmolality
  2. Increased serum osmolality
  3. Decreased urinary urea nitrogen
  4. Increased urinary urea nitrogen
Answer and Explanation

Your answer: -
Answer: B - Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) is released in response to increased serum osmolality. ADH promotes retention of water by the kidneys, in response to increased osmolality, which causes increases the solute content of the blood.