enalapril

noun
enal·​a·​pril | \ e-ˈna-lə-ˌpril How to pronounce enalapril (audio) \

Definition of enalapril

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

First Known Use of enalapril

1982, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for enalapril

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

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“Enalapril.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enalapril. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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enalapril

noun
enal·​a·​pril | \ e-ˈnal-ə-ˌpril How to pronounce enalapril (audio) \

Medical Definition of enalapril

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

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