Skip to Content

What is an ACE?

Responses (1)

masso 12 Feb 2015

Medical Term:

Abbreviation for angiotensin-converting enzyme.

Angiotensin-converting enzyme (EC, or "ACE" indirectly increases blood pressure by causing blood vessels to constrict. It does that by converting angiotensin I to angiotensin II, which constricts the vessels. For this reason, drugs known as ACE inhibitors are used to lower blood pressure.

Source: free discount card

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar Questions