substance

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Synonyms for substance

Synonyms for substance

that which occupies space and can be perceived by the senses

that from which things are or can be made

a basic trait or set of traits that define and establish the character of something

the general sense or significance, as of an action or statement

the thread or current of thought uniting or occurring in all the elements of a text or discourse

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material of a particular kind or constitution

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considerable capital (wealth or income)

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The most important question among those who were interested in or working in hypertension at that time was the identity of the pressor substance from the ischemic kidney.
Irvine Page and Oscar Helmer (4) in this country and Eduardo Braun-Menendez and his group (5) from Argentina simultaneously discovered that kidney extracts containing renin when incubated with blood plasma produced a heat stable, dialyzable, pressor substance, now called angiotensin.
A crystalline pressor substance (angiotonin) resulting from the reaction between renin and renin activator.