cardiotonic


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cardiotonic

(ˌkɑːdɪəʊˈtɒnɪk) med
adj
having a positive effect on cardiac function
n
an agent which has a positive effect on cardiac function
Translations

car·di·o·ton·ic

a. cardiotónico-a, de efecto tónico o favorable al corazón.
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These included: Antiaris toxicaria (latex), which contains cardiotonic cardenolides-the plant is toxic and is used as dart poison by local people (Carter et al.
The physiological significance of the cardiotonic steroid/ouabainbinding site of the Na, K-ATPase.
Pimobendan is a benzimidazole-pyridazone derivative and a novel cardiotonic vasodilator (inodilator).
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Plumbagin (2-methoxy-5-hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone) is a natural naphthoquinone possessing various pharmacological activities such as antimalarial (16), antimicrobial (17), anticancer (18), cardiotonic (19) and antifertility action (20).
A variety of experiments have demonstrated antibacterial, cardiotonic and antiarteriosclerotic (lowering of cholesterol levels) effects for the drug [6].
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Leonurus cardiaca (motherwort) is a herb with widespread use in Europe (as far back as Ancient Greece) for its cardiotonic, anxiolytic and sedative properties.
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