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noun. ['ˌænˌdʒiːoʊˈtɛnsɪn'] any of several vasoconstrictor substances (trade name Hypertensin) that cause narrowing of blood vessels.
- angiotensin II
- angiotensin I
- angio- (English)
- ἀγγεῖον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- tensin (English)
Rhymes with Angiotensin
How do you pronounce angiotensin?
Pronounce angiotensin as ˌænˌʤioʊˈtɛnsɪn.
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Sentences with angiotensin
1. Noun, singular or mass
The kidneys secrete renin into the bloodstream, where it interacts with angiotensin.
This medication acts to block the production of a chemical in your body called angiotensin II.
noun. proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II.
- angiotensin converting enzyme
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.
- antihypertensive drug