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An ACE inhibitor drug, C9H15NO3S, used in the treatment of hypertension, congestive heart failure, and other cardiovascular disorders.
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(Pharmacology) an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure
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cap•to•pril(ˈkæp tə prɪl)
a white, crystalline powder, C9H15NO3S, used as an antihypertensive.
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|Noun||1.||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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