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angiotensin

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noun an·gio·ten·sin \ˌan-jē-ō-ˈten(t)-sən\

Medical Definition of angiotensin

  1. 1:  either of two forms of a kinin of which one has marked physiological activity and the other is its physiologically inactive precursor; especially :  angiotensin ii

  2. 2:  a synthetic amide derivative of angiotensin II used to treat some forms of hypotension




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