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angiotensinogen

Pronunciation: an′jē-ō-ten-sin′ō-jen

Definition: The substrate for renin whereon through enzymatic action angiotensin I is liberated; an abundant α2-globulin that circulates in the blood plasma.

Synonym(s): angiotensin precursor

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