angiotonin :

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  • n  any of several vasoconstrictor substances (trade name Hypertensin) that cause narrowing of blood vessels

  • The combination of renin and this activator was dubbed angiotonin.
  • Page modestly dismisses as still an unproved experiment his own discoverya kidney extract injected to counteract angiotonin (PTI, March 3, 1941)although it has effected .
  • They have synthesized angiotonin II, the active form of the hormone angiotonin (discovered by Page in 1939), which sends blood pressure zooming when injected.

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