angiotensin converting enzyme noun
: a proteolytic enzyme that converts the physiologically inactive form of angiotensin to the active vasoconstrictive form
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angiotensin con·vert·ing enzyme noun \-kən-ˌvərt-iŋ-\ (Medical Dictionary)
: a proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I to angiotensin II—see ace inhibitor
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