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antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries; promotes the excretion of salt and water by inhibiting the activity of the angiotensin converting enzyme; also used to treat congestive he ACE inhibitor , angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
salt or ester of acetic acid acetate , ethanoate
any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt acid
sour, water-soluble compound that can react with a base to form a salt acid
salt or ester of propenoic acid acrylate , propenoate
corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland; regulates salt (sodium and potassium) and water balance aldosterone
group of primitive, chlorophyll-containing plants in fresh and salt water algae
any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water alkali , base
astringent mineral salt alum
salt of carbamic acid that is used as a nitrogen fertilizer ammonium carbamate
white salt used in dry cells ammonium chloride , sal ammoniac
sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic amobarbital sodium , Amytal , blue , blue angel , blue devil
poisonous colorless salt used as a mordant and in medicine antimony potassium tartrate , tartar emetic
wading and swimming and diving birds of either fresh or salt water aquatic bird
(chemistry) theory that describes aqueous solutions in terms of acids (which dissociate to give hydrogen ions) and bases (which dissociate to give hydroxyl ions); the product of an acid and a base is a salt and water Arrhenius theory of dissociation , theory of dissociation , theory of electrolytic dissociation
salt or ester of arsenic acid arsenate
common European aster that grows in salt marshes Aster tripolium , sea aster , sea starwort
small spiny-finned fishes of both salt and fresh water Atherinidae , family Atherinidae
silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt) atomic number 11 , Na , sodium
common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water) atomic number 17 , chlorine , Cl
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