digitalin

digitalin

[dij-i-tal-in, -tey-lin]
noun Pharmacology.
1.
a glucoside obtained from digitalis.
2.
any of several extracts of mixtures of glucosides obtained from digitalis.

Origin:
1830–40; digital(is) + -in2

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digitalin (ˌdɪdʒɪˈteɪlɪn)
 
n
a poisonous amorphous crystalline mixture of glycosides extracted from digitalis leaves and formerly used in treating heart disease
 
[C19: from digital(is) + -in]

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digitalin dig·i·tal·in (dĭj'ĭ-tāl'ĭn, -tā'lĭn)
n.
A mixture of glycosides obtained from the leaves and seeds of the common foxglove and used as a cardiotonic.

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