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ANFAustralian Nursing Federation
ANFAbercrombie and Fitch (stock symbol)
ANFAllegheny National Forest (Pennsylvania)
ANFAuditory Nerve Fiber
ANFAtrial Natriuretic Factor
ANFAnte-Nicene Fathers (collection of early Christrian writings)
ANFAl-Noor Foundation (Pakistan)
ANFAmerican Nurses Foundation
ANFAngeles National Forest (California)
ANFAssessing the New Federalism
ANFAmerican Nicaraguan Foundation
ANFApalachicola National Forest (Florida)
ANFAssociation d'Entraide de la Noblesse Française (French: French Nobility Aid Association)
ANFAdditional Network Feature
ANFAnti Nuclear Factor
ANFAlpha-Naphthoflavone
ANFAlgebraic Normal Form
ANFAccredo Nova Factor, Inc. (Memphis, TN)
ANFAnti-Narcotic Force (Pakistan)
ANFAgreed Negotiated Fee
ANFAntofagasta, Chile - Cerro Moreno (Airport Code)
ANFArrival Notification Form
ANFAtlantic Nuclear Force
ANFAdvanced Nuclear Fuel(s)
ANFAutomatic Number Forwarding
ANFAmerica Needs Fatima
ANFAppletalk Networking Forum
ANFAmerica Needs Farmers
ANFAssociation Niçoise Féline (French: Nice Feline Association; Nice, France)
ANFAgent Naming Facility
ANFArmy News Features
ANFActive Notch Filter
ANFAlaskan NORAD Flight
ANFActinide Nitride Fuel
ANFArbitrary-Node Failure
ANFAccounts Number File
ANFAdvanced Network Facilities (France)
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Secreted by the heart, the hormone -- calledatrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) or atrial natriuretic factor -- can act as a diuretic, influencing fluid movement.
They described, for example, two ofthe new recombinant proteins designed to help heart patients: atrial natriuretic factor (ANF), a hormone capable of reducing blood pressure and water retention in people suffering from congestive heart failure and hypertension; and tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), a clot-dissolving enzyme that can reduce tissue damage after sudden heart attacks.
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