cardiotonic

cardiotonic

[kahr-dee-oh-ton-ik] Medicine/Medical.
adjective
1.
having a tonic effect on the action of the heart.
noun
2.
a cardiotonic substance.

Origin:
1935–40; cardio- + tonic

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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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