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cardiotonic

[kahr-dee-oh-ton-ik] /ˌkɑr di oʊˈtɒn ɪk/ Medicine/Medical
adjective
1.
having a tonic effect on the action of the heart.
noun
2.
a cardiotonic substance.
Origin of cardiotonic
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; cardio- + tonic
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cardiotonic in Medicine

cardiotonic car·di·o·ton·ic (kär'dē-ō-tŏn'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to or having a favorable effect upon the action of the heart.


car'di·o·ton'ic n.
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