a white, crystalline, purified form of digitalis, CHO, used to improve the heart's pumping action
Origin of digoxindig(italis) + (t)oxin
A cardiac glycoside, C41H64O14, obtained from the leaves of a foxglove, Digitalis lanata, with pharmacological effects similar to digitalis.
Origin of digoxindig(italis) + (t)oxin.
(countable and uncountable, plural digoxins)