digitoxin

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dig·i·tox·in

 (dĭj′ĭ-tŏk′sĭn)
n.
A highly active glycoside, C41H64O13, derived from digitalis and prescribed in the treatment of certain cardiac conditions.

digitoxin

(ˌdɪdʒɪˈtɒksɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a white toxic bitter-tasting glycoside, extracted from the leaves of the purple foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) and used in the treatment of heart failure and some abnormal heart rhythms. Formula: C41H64O13
[from digi(talis) + toxin]

dig•i•tox•in

(ˌdɪdʒ ɪˈtɒk sɪn)

n.
a glycoside extract of digitalis used in the treatment of congestive heart failure.
[1880–85; digi (talis) + toxin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.digitoxin - digitalis preparation used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia
digitalin, digitalis, digitalis glycoside - a powerful cardiac stimulant obtained from foxglove
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dig·i·tox·in

n. digitoxina, glucósido cardiotónico obtenido de digitalis y usado en el tratamiento de la congestión pasiva del corazón.