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Etymology

1. angiotensin

noun. ['ˌænˌdʒiːoʊˈtɛnsɪn'] any of several vasoconstrictor substances (trade name Hypertensin) that cause narrowing of blood vessels.

Synonyms

  • angiotensin II
  • pressor
  • angiotonin
  • vasoconstrictive
  • angiotensin I
  • vasoconstrictor

Etymology

  • angio- (English)
  • ἀγγεῖον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • tensin (English)

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Example sentences of the word angiotensin


1. Noun, singular or mass
The kidneys secrete renin into the bloodstream, where it interacts with angiotensin.

2. Adjective
This medication acts to block the production of a chemical in your body called angiotensin II.

2. angiotensin-converting_enzyme

noun. proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II.

Synonyms

  • proteinase
  • ACE
  • angiotensin converting enzyme
  • protease
  • peptidase

3. angiotensin-converting_enzyme_inhibitor

noun. 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.

Synonyms

  • ramipril
  • Capoten
  • antihypertensive drug
  • lisinopril
  • Prinival
  • enalapril
  • Vasotec
  • captopril
  • Altace
  • Mavik
  • antihypertensive
  • Zestril
  • trandolapril
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