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Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for ace inhibitor in the sense of this definition

(ace inhibitor is a kind of ...) a drug that reduces high blood pressure

(... is a kind of ace inhibitor ) a drug (trade name Capoten) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidneys resulting in vasodilation; used in the treatment of hypertension and congestive heart failure

(... is a kind of ace inhibitor ) an ACE inhibitor (trade name Vasotec) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney and so results in vasodilation; administered after heart attacks

(... is a kind of ace inhibitor ) an ACE inhibiting drug (trade names Prinival or Zestril) administered as an antihypertensive and after heart attacks

(... is a kind of ace inhibitor ) an ACE inhibitor (trade name Altace) used to treat high blood pressure or in some patients who have had a heart attack

(... is a kind of ace inhibitor ) an ACE inhibiting drug (trade name Mavik) used in some patients after a heart attack or to treat hypertension

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