angiotensin /ˌandʒɪə(ʊ)ˈtɛnsɪn/

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I. noun [ mass noun]

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[Biochemistry] a protein whose presence in the blood promotes aldosterone secretion and tends to raise blood pressure.
– origin 1950s: from angio- + ( hyper)tens(ion) + -in1.

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