cardiotoxic

cardiotoxic

 [kahr´de-o-tok″sik]
having a poisonous or deleterious effect upon the heart.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cardiotoxic

Having a damaging or poisoning effect on the heart.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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