Angiotensin/Definition

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A definition or brief description of Angiotensin.

Oligopeptides which are important in the regulation of blood pressure (vasoconstriction) and fluid homeostasis via the renin-angiotensin system. These include angiotensins derived naturally from precursor angiotensinogen, and those synthesized.

This definition is at least in part based on: Anonymous (2015), Angiotensin (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.