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An ACE inhibitor drug, C21H31N3O5, used in its hydrated form to treat hypertension and congestive heart failure.

[Alteration of lysine + -pril, ACE inhibitor suffix (perhaps alteration of pr(opano)yl, constituent of early members of this class of drugs).]
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Noun1.lisinopril - an ACE inhibiting drug (trade names Prinival or Zestril) administered as an antihypertensive and 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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