digitalin

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noun dig·i·tal·in \ˌdi-jə-ˈta-lən also -ˈtā-\

Definition of digitalin

  1. 1 :  a white crystalline steroid glycoside C36H56O14 obtained from seeds especially of the common foxglove

  2. 2 :  a mixture of the glycosides of digitalis

Origin and Etymology of digitalin

New Latin Digitalis


First Known Use: 1824


Medical Dictionary

digitalin

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noun dig·i·tal·in \ˌdij-ə-ˈtal-ən also -ˈtāl-\

Medical Definition of digitalin

  1. 1:  a white crystalline steroid glycoside C36H56O14 obtained from seeds of the common European foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)

  2. 2:  a mixture of the glycosides of digitalis leaves or seeds


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