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captopril

noun cap·to·pril \ˈkap-tə-ˌpril\

Definition of CAPTOPRIL

:  an antihypertensive drug C9H15NO3S that is an ACE inhibitor

Origin of CAPTOPRIL

mercaptan + -o- + proline + -il, alteration of -yl
First Known Use: 1978

captopril

noun cap·to·pril \ˈkap-tə-ˌpril\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CAPTOPRIL

:  an antihypertensive drug C9H15NO3S that is an ACE inhibitor—see capoten

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