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in·o·tro·pic

 (ē′nə-trō′pĭk, -trŏp′ĭk, ī′nə-)
adj.
Affecting the contraction of muscle, especially heart muscle: an inotropic drug.

[Greek īs, īn-, tendon, sinew; see wei- in Indo-European roots + -tropic.]

inotropic

(ˌɪnəˈtrɒpɪk; ˌaɪnə-)
adj
(Pharmacology) affecting or controlling the contraction of muscles, esp those of the heart: inotropic drugs.
[C20: from Greek, from is (stem in-) tendon + -tropic]

i•no•trop•ic

(ˌi nəˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk, ˌaɪ nə-)

adj.
influencing the contractility of muscular tissue.
[1900–05; < Greek īno-, comb. form of is fiber, sinew + -tropic]
Translations

in·o·tro·pic

a. inotrópico-a, que afecta la intensidad o energía de las contracciones musculares.
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