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Medical Term:

cardiotoxic

Pronunciation: kar′dē-ō-tok′sik

Definition: 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]

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