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cap·to·pril

(kăp′tə-prĭl′)
n.
An ACE inhibitor drug, C9H15NO3S, used in the treatment of hypertension, congestive heart failure, and other cardiovascular disorders.

[(mer)capt(an) + -pr- (pr(opane) or pr(oline)) + alteration of -yl.]
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captopril

(ˈkæptəprɪl)
n
(Pharmacology) an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure
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cap•to•pril

(ˈkæp tə prɪl)

n.
a white, crystalline powder, C9H15NO3S, used as an antihypertensive.
[<mercaptopropanoyl]
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Noun1.captopril - a drug (trade name Capoten) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidneys resulting in vasodilation; used in the treatment of hypertension and congestive heart failure
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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captopril

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