captopril

[ kap-tuh-pril ]
/ ˈkæp tə prɪl /

noun Pharmacology.

a white to whitish crystalline powder, C9H15NO3S, used as an antihypertensive.

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Origin of captopril

probably by contraction and respelling of mercaptopropanoyl a chemical component
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British Dictionary definitions for captopril

captopril
/ (ˈkæptəprɪl) /

noun

an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure
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Medical definitions for captopril

captopril
[ kăptə-prĭl′ ]

n.

An ACE inhibitor drug used in the treament of hypertension, congestive heart failure, and other cardiovascular disorders.
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