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having a tonic effect on the action of the heart.
a cardiotonic substance.

cardiotonic car·di·o·ton·ic (kär’dē-ō-tŏn’ĭk)
Relating to or having a favorable effect upon the action of the heart.
car’di·o·ton’ic n.


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