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In which of the following condition, renin secretion is inhibited:



A Cirrhosis
B Exercise

C Hypervolemia
D Cardiac failure

Ans. C Hypervolemia

RENINis an enzyme that is produced and stored in the granules of the juxtaglomerular cells surrounding the afferent arterioles of glomeruli in the kidney. Following stimuli increase its secretion:

• Sodium depletion

• Diuretics

• Hypotension

• Hemorrhage

• Upright posture

• Dehydration

• Constriction of renal artery or aorta

• Cardiac failure

• Cirrhosis

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