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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A proteolytic enzyme secreted by the kidneys.

Usage examples (30)
  • Don't expect a routine test for that hormone, called renin, any time soon.
  • The discovery provides insight into a protein, renin, that is important in blood pressure regulation ...
  • Future studies are needed to evaluate the effect of prophylactic treatment with nonanticoagulant medication such as renin-angiotensin-system inhibitors, they add.
  • The two other studies focused on the hormone renin. for more
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