ACE inhibitor definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a course of medications that cause vasodilation and therefore are familiar with treat hypertension and heart failure.
    • anybody of a course of medicines, including captopril and enalapril, that can cause the arteries to widen by preventing the synthesis on angiotensin: used to treat raised blood pressure and heart failure
    • an antihypertensive medication that blocks the formation of angiotensin II in the renal, causing leisure of the arteries; promotes the excretion of sodium and liquid by suppressing the activity of the angiotensin converting chemical; in addition always treat congestive heart failure

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