enalapril

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noun enal·a·pril \e-ˈna-lə-ˌpril\

Definition of enalapril

  1. :  an antihypertensive drug C20H28N2O5 that is an ACE inhibitor administered orally in the form of its maleate

Origin and Etymology of enalapril

perhaps from phenyl + alanyl + -pril, alteration of proline


First Known Use: 1982


Medical Dictionary

enalapril

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noun enal·a·pril \e-ˈnal-ə-ˌpril\

Medical Definition of enalapril

  1. :  an antihypertensive drug that is an ACE inhibitor administered orally in the form of its maleate C20H28N2O5·C4H4O4—see vasotec


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