[ kap-tuh-pril ]
/ ˈkæp tə prɪl /
a white to whitish crystalline powder, C9H15NO3S, used as an antihypertensive.
Origin of captopril
probably by contraction and respelling of mercaptopropanoyl a chemical component
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British Dictionary definitions for captopril
/ (ˈkæptəprɪl) /
an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure
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Medicine definitions for captopril
[ kăp′tə-prĭl′ ]
An ACE inhibitor drug used in the treament of hypertension, congestive heart failure, and other cardiovascular disorders.
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