cardioprotective

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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

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First Known Use of cardioprotective

1984


Medical Dictionary

cardioprotective

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

medical Definition of cardioprotective

:serving to protect the heart especially from heart disease
  • cardioprotective effects of ACE inhibitors
  • a cardioprotective agent

cardioprotection

play \-prə-ˈtek-shən\ noun
    • “Pediatric” doses of aspirin (75 to 100 mg per day) are now used overwhelmingly for cardioprotection in adults in developed countries.
    • —Doron C. Greenbaum and Garret A. FitzGeraldThe New England Journal of Medicine30 July 2009

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