Digoxin meaning

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A cardiac glycoside, C41 H64 O14 , obtained from the leaves of a foxglove, Digitalis lanata, with pharmacological effects similar to digitalis.
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A white, crystalline, purified form of digitalis, C41H64O14, used to improve the heart's pumping action.
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A cardiac glycoside, C41 H64 O14 , obtained from the leaves of a foxglove, Digitalis lanata, with pharmacological effects similar to digitalis.
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A cardiac glycoside obtained from the leaves of a foxglove, Digitalis lanata, with pharmacological effects similar to digitalis. Chemical formula: C41H64O14.
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A purified cardiac glycoside extracted from the foxglove plant, Digitalis lanata, widely used in the treatment of heart conditions such as atrial fibrillation.
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Origin of digoxin

  • dig(italis) (t)oxin

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