Digitoxin meaning

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A highly active glycoside, C41 H64 O13 , derived from digitalis and prescribed in the treatment of certain cardiac conditions.
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A glycoside, C41H64O13, extracted from digitalis leaves: like digitalis in physiological action, but more potent.
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A highly active glycoside, C41 H64 O13 , derived from digitalis and prescribed in the treatment of certain cardiac conditions.
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A highly active glycoside derived from digitalis and prescribed in the treatment of certain cardiac conditions. Chemical formula: C41H64O13.
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(organic chemistry) A toxic cardiac glycoside, obtained from digitalis, related to cardenolide.
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Origin of digitoxin

  • digi(talis) toxin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition