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1. A white crystalline glycoside, C36H56O14, that is obtained from the seeds of the common foxglove.
2. One of several mixtures of digitalis glycosides that are extracted from the leaves or seeds of the common foxglove.


(Pharmacology) a poisonous amorphous crystalline mixture of glycosides extracted from digitalis leaves and formerly used in treating heart disease
[C19: from digital(is) + -in]


(ˌdɪdʒ ɪˈtæl ɪn, -ˈteɪ lɪn)

1. a glucoside obtained from digitalis.
2. any of several extracts of mixtures of glucosides obtained from digitalis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.digitalin - a powerful cardiac stimulant obtained from foxglovedigitalin - a powerful cardiac stimulant obtained from foxglove
digitoxin - digitalis preparation used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia
digoxin, Lanoxin - digitalis preparation (trade name Lanoxin) used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia; helps the heart beat more forcefully
cardiac glucoside, cardiac glycoside - obtained from a number of plants and used to stimulate the heart in cases of heart failure


nDigitalis nt
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