digitoxin


digi·tox·in

noun \ˌdi-jə-ˈtäk-sən\

Definition of DIGITOXIN

:  a poisonous cardiotonic glycoside C41H64O13 that is the most active constituent of digitalis; also :  a mixture of digitalis glycosides consisting chiefly of digitoxin

Origin of DIGITOXIN

International Scientific Vocabulary, blend of New Latin Digitalis and International Scientific Vocabulary toxin
First Known Use: circa 1883

dig·i·tox·in

noun \ˌdij-ə-ˈtäk-sən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIGITOXIN

: a poisonous glycoside C41H64O13 that is the most active constituent of digitalis; also : a mixture of digitalis glycosides consisting chiefly of digitoxin

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