What does ACEI mean in Physiology?

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Ace Inhibitor

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What does ACEI mean?

ACE inhibitor, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor(noun)
an antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin II 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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