Medical Dictionary

renin


renin

noun re·nin \ˈrē-nən also ˈren-ən\

Definition of RENIN

:  a proteolytic enzyme of the blood that is produced and secreted by the juxtaglomerular cells of the kidney and hydrolyzes angiotensinogen to angiotensin I
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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