angiotensin iii

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angiotensin an·gi·o·ten·sin (ān'jē-ō-těn'sĭn)
n.
Any of a group of peptides with vasoconstrictive activity that function physiologically in controlling arterial pressure.

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angiotensin III n.
A heptapeptide derivative of angiotensin II that exhibits some of the vasopressor and aldosterone stimulation effects of its precursor.

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