Definition of Hypertensin

1. Noun. Any of several vasoconstrictor substances (trade name Hypertensin) that cause narrowing of blood vessels.

Exact synonyms: Angiotensin, Angiotonin
Specialized synonyms: Angiotensin I, Angiotensin Ii
Generic synonyms: Pressor, Vasoconstrictive, Vasoconstrictor
Language type: Trademark



Medical Definition of Hypertensin

1. Former name for angiotensin. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypertensin

hypersymmetry
hypersystole
hypersystolic
hypertalented
hypertask
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hypertelescope
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hypertelorism
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hypertensin (current term)
hypertensinogen
hypertension
hypertensions
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hypertensive angiopathy
hypertensive arteriopathy
hypertensive arteriosclerosis
hypertensive encephalopathy
hypertensive retinopathy
hypertensively
hypertensives
hypertensor
hypertestoidism
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Literary usage of Hypertensin

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1. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"... now variously named, renin,' angio- tonin, hypertensin, to bring about peripheral vascular constriction. ..."

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