angiotensin amide

n.

A peptide analog to angiotensin II that is used as a vasopressor in the treatment of certain types of shock and circulatory collapse.

Nearby words

  1. angiostrongylosis,
  2. angiostrongylus malaysiensis,
  3. angiostrophy,
  4. angiotelectasis,
  5. angiotensin,
  6. angiotensin i,
  7. angiotensin ii,
  8. angiotensin iii,
  9. angiotensin precursor,
  10. angiotensin receptor blocker


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