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cardioprotective

adjective car·dio·pro·tec·tive \ˌkär-dē-ō-prə-ˈtek-tiv\

Definition of CARDIOPROTECTIVE

:  serving to protect the heart <a drug's cardioprotective effect>

First Known Use of CARDIOPROTECTIVE

1984

cardioprotective

adjective car·dio·pro·tec·tive \-prə-ˈtek-tiv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CARDIOPROTECTIVE

:  serving to protect the heart <cardioprotective effects of ACE inhibitors> <a cardioprotective agent>

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