cardiotonic

adjective car·dio·ton·ic \ -ˈtä-nik \

Definition of cardiotonic

: tending to increase the tonus of heart muscle

cardiotonic

noun

First Known Use of cardiotonic

1927

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cardiotonic

adjective car·dio·ton·ic \ ˌkärd-ē-ō-ˈtän-ik \

medical Definition of cardiotonic

: tending to increase the tonus of heart muscle
  • cardiotonic steroids

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cardiotonic

noun

medical Definition of cardiotonic

: a cardiotonic substance

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