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LISINOPRIL

 Dictionary entry overview: What does lisinopril mean? 

LISINOPRIL (noun)
  The noun LISINOPRIL has 1 sense:

1. an ACE inhibiting drug (trade names Prinival or Zestril) administered as an antihypertensive and after heart attacks

  Familiarity information: LISINOPRIL used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LISINOPRIL (noun)


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Meaning:

An ACE inhibiting drug (trade names Prinival or Zestril) administered as an antihypertensive and after heart attacks

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

lisinopril; Prinival; Zestril

Hypernyms ("lisinopril" is a kind of...):

ACE inhibitor; angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries; promotes the excretion of salt and water by inhibiting the activity of the angiotensin converting enzyme; also used to treat congestive heart failure)


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