amrinone

[am-ruh-nohn]

noun Pharmacology.

a potent substance, C10H9N3O, used in the treatment of congestive heart failure.

Origin of amrinone

perhaps am(ino-) + (py)ri(di)none components of its chemical name; see pyridine, -one
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