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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A drug, C23H24N2O4S, that in its mesylate form blocks receptors of angiotensin II and is used to treat hypertension.

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  • noun An angiotensin II receptor antagonist, used for the treatment of high blood pressure.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Perhaps E-, stereochemical pref. + pro(panoic acid) + -sartan, angiotensin receptor antagonist suff.; see losartan.]

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