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

Related Sources

  • Definition for "ACE inhibitor"
    • Any of a course of medications that cause…
    • View More
  • Hypernym for "ACE inhibitor"
53 votes

How would you define ACE inhibitor?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!