Captopril meaning

kăp'tə-prĭl'
An ACE inhibitor drug used in the treatment of hypertension, congestive heart failure, and other cardiovascular disorders.
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A white, crystalline oral drug, C9H15NO3S, that inhibits angiotensin, used to lower high blood pressure and treat heart failure.
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An ACE inhibitor drug, C9 H15 NO3 S, used in the treatment of hypertension, congestive heart failure, and other cardiovascular disorders.
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An ACE inhibitor used to treat hypertension and some types of congestive heart failure.
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Origin of captopril

  • (mer)capt(an) -pr- (pr(opane)) (or pr(oline)) alteration of –yl
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition