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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.

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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]
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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]
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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.
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What does it do: Pheasant's Eye contains strophanthin, and the glucoside adonidin, which is ten times more potent than digitoxin. The plant is a cardiac tonic, stimulant and diuretic.
Metabolite standards with 99% purity (creatine, L-carnitine, tryptophan, tyrosine, kynurenic acid, adenosine, tanshinone IIA, peoniflorin, isosorbide 5-mononitrate, digitoxin, and tramadol) were from Sigma-Aldrich.
Digitoxin rapidly strengthens the heartbeat (Prajapati et al., 2003; Baquar, 1989).
Venkatadri et al., "Digitoxin and its synthetic analog MonoD have potent antiproliferative effects on lung cancer cells and potentiate the effects of hydroxyurea and paclitaxel," Oncology Reports, vol.
(purple foxglove) (Figwort family) (digitoxin) extract Dioscorea Dioscoreaceae (yam Fresh leaf polygonoides Willott family) (wild yam) Diplophyllum Scapaniaceae Whole plant africanum Turcz.
Herbal medicine has made many contributions to commercial drug preparations manufactured today including ephedrine from Ephedra sinica, digitoxin from Digitalis purpurea, salicin (the source of aspirin) from Salix alba and reserpine from Rauwolfia serpentina.
Quantitation of digitoxin, digoxin, and their metabolites by high-performance liquid chromatography using pulsed amperometric detection.
Remedies: Aconite, Arnica, Belladonna, Cactina, Calendula, Camphora, Chocolate, Coffeinum, Croton Tiglium, Digitoxin, Elaterium, Ergotaminum, Hydrogen, Hypericum, Lithium, Melilotus, Morphinum, Oenanthus, Stramonium, Strychninum, Veratrum.
Digoxin is a purified cardiac glycoside similar to digitoxin extracted from fox glove plant, Digitalis lanata.
Several significant modern drugs such as digitoxin reserpine tubocurarine ephedrine ergometrine atropine vinblastine and aspirin had their origins in traditional folk medicines [2 9].
Effects of mineral salts, initial pH and precursors on digitoxin formation by shoot-forming cultures of Digitalis purpurea L.
2A)###Digitalis lanata Ehrh.###Steroidal glycosides (digitoxin)###Heart disorders, antiarrhythmic