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cardiotoxic

 [kahr´de-o-tok″sik]
having a poisonous or deleterious effect upon the heart.

car·di·o·tox·ic

(kar'dē-ō-tok'sik),
Having a deleterious effect on the action of the heart, due to poisoning of the cardiac muscle or of its conducting system.
[cardio- + G. toxikon, poison]

cardiotoxic

/car·dio·tox·ic/ (kahr´de-o-tok″sik) having a poisonous or deleterious effect upon the heart.

cardiotoxic

[-tok′sik]
Etymology: Gk, kardia + toxikon, poison
having a toxic or injurious effect on the heart.

car·di·o·tox·ic

(kahr'dē-ō-tok'sik)
Having a deleterious effect on the action of the heart, due to poisoning of the cardiac muscle or of its conducting system.
[cardio- + G. toxikon, poison]

cardiotoxic

Having a damaging or poisoning effect on the heart.

car·di·o·tox·ic

(kahr'dē-ō-tok'sik)
Denotes with deleterious effect on action of heart, due to poisoning of the cardiac muscle or of its conducting system.
[cardio- + G. toxikon, poison]

cardiotoxic

having a poisonous or deleterious effect upon the heart.

cardiotoxic glycosides
see cardiac glycosides.
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