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digitonin

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noun dig·i·to·nin \ˌdi-jə-ˈtō-nən\

Definition of digitonin

  1. :  a steroid saponin C56H92O29 occurring in the leaves and seeds of the common foxglove



Origin and Etymology of digitonin

International Scientific Vocabulary digit- (from New Latin Digitalis) + saponin


First Known Use: 1875


Medical Dictionary

digitonin

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noun dig·i·to·nin \ˌdij-ə-ˈtō-nən\

Medical Definition of digitonin

  1. :  a steroid saponin C56H92O29 occurring in the leaves and seeds of foxglove




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of digitonin


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