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dobutamine

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noun do·bu·ta·mine \ dō-ˈbyüt-ə-ˌmēn \

medical Definition of dobutamine

:a strongly inotropic catecholamine administered intravenously in the form of its hydrochloride C18H23NO3·HCl especially to increase cardiac output and lower wedge pressure in heart failure and after cardiopulmonary bypass surgery

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