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e·nal·a·pril

 (ĭ-năl′ə-prĭl)
n.
An ACE inhibitor drug, C20H28N2O5, used in its maleate form to treat hypertension.

[(ph)en(yl)ala(nine) + (capto)pril.]
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enalapril

(ɪˈnæləˌprɪl)
n
(Pharmacology) an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure
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Noun1.enalapril - an ACE inhibitor (trade name Vasotec) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney and so results in vasodilation; administered after heart attacks
ACE inhibitor, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor - an antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin II in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries; promotes the excretion of salt and water by inhibiting the activity of the angiotensin converting enzyme; also used to treat congestive heart failure
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enalapril

n enalapril m
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