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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor  listen  (AN-jee-oh-TEN-sin-kun-VER-ting EN-zime in-HIH-bih-ter)

  A drug that is used to lower blood pressure. An angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor is a type of antihypertensive agent. Also called ACE inhibitor.