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View in Spanish: Inhibidor de la enzima convertidora de la angiotensina

Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (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.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.