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(in-ŏ-trop-ik)

affecting the contraction of heart muscle. Such drugs as dobutamine, dopamine, and enoximone have positive inotropic action, stimulating heart muscle contractions. Beta-blocker drugs, such as propranolol, have negative inotropic action.

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