Definition of Hypertensin
1. Noun. Any of several vasoconstrictor substances (trade name Hypertensin) that cause narrowing of blood vessels.
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
Literary usage of Hypertensin
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"... now variously named, renin,' angio- tonin, hypertensin, to bring about peripheral vascular constriction. ..."