noun. proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II.
- angiotensin converting enzyme
Words that Rhyme with Angiotensin Converting Enzyme
Example sentences of the word angiotensin-converting-enzyme
1. Noun Phrase
Lisinopril is an angiotensin converting enzyme** inhibitor, PubMed Health reports.
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
noun. 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).
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)
noun. ['ˈɛnˌzaɪm'] any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions.
- proteolytic enzyme
- adenosine deaminase
- spreading factor
- superoxide dismutase
- monoamine oxidase
- active site
- Enzym (German)