Synonyms for angiotensin-converting enzyme |

Synonyms and antonyms for angiotensin-converting enzyme

2. angiotensin (n.)

any of several vasoconstrictor substances (trade name Hypertensin) that cause narrowing of blood vessels


3. angiotensin-converting enzyme (n.)

proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II


4. angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (n.)

an antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin II in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries; promotes the excretion of salt and water by inhibiting the activity of the angiotensin converting enzyme; also used to treat congestive heart failure


5. enzyme-linked-immunosorbent serologic assay (n.)

an assay that relies on an enzymatic conversion reaction and is used to detect the presence of specific substances (such as enzymes or viruses or antibodies or bacteria)