angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor 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
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Data Error in Table 2 and Typographic Errors in Text in: Use of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors or Angiotensin Receptor Blockers and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Chronic Dialysis Patients: A Population-Based Cohort Study.
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