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cardiac glycoside

n.
Any of several glycosides obtained chiefly from plant sources such as the foxglove, used medicinally to increase the force of contraction of heart muscle and to regulate heartbeats.
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Noun1.cardiac glycoside - obtained from a number of plants and used to stimulate the heart in cases of heart failure
steroid - any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects
digitalin, digitalis, digitalis glycoside - a powerful cardiac stimulant obtained from foxglove
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