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angiotensinase in Medicine

angiotensinase

(ăn′jē-ō-tĕnsə-nās′, -nāz′)
n.
  1. A peptidase in tissues and plasma that degrades angiotensin II.
  2. Any of several enzymes in the blood that hydrolyze angiotensin.
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