digoxin

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dig·ox·in

 (dĭj-ŏk′sĭn)
n.
A cardiac glycoside, C41H64O14, obtained from the leaves of a foxglove, Digitalis lanata, with pharmacological effects similar to digitalis.

digoxin

(daɪˈdʒɒksɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a glycoside extracted from the leaves of the woolly foxglove (Digitalis lanata) and used in the treatment of heart failure. Formula: C41H64O14

dig•ox•in

(dɪdʒˈɒk sɪn)

n.
a glycoside of purified digitalis, relatively mild in action and widely used in the treatment of congestive heart failure.
[1930; dig (italis) + (t) oxin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.digoxin - digitalis preparation (trade name Lanoxin) used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia; helps the heart beat more forcefully
digitalin, digitalis, digitalis glycoside - a powerful cardiac stimulant obtained from foxglove
Translations

di·gox·in

n. digoxina, un derivado de digitalis que se emplea en el tratamiento de arritmias cardíacas.

digoxin

n digoxina