angiotensin-converting enzyme

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Noun1.angiotensin-converting enzyme - proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II
peptidase, protease, proteinase, proteolytic enzyme - any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis
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Patients in both groups had similar rates of statin, beta-blocker, aspirin, and antiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy.