digitalin

noun

dig·​i·​tal·​in ˌdi-jə-ˈta-lən How to pronounce digitalin (audio)
also
-ˈtā- How to pronounce digitalin (audio)
1
: a white crystalline steroid glycoside C36H56O14 obtained from seeds especially of the common foxglove
2
: a mixture of the glycosides of digitalis

Word History

Etymology

New Latin Digitalis

First Known Use

1824, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of digitalin was in 1824

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Cite this Entry

“Digitalin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/digitalin. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

digitalin

noun
dig·​i·​tal·​in
ˌdij-ə-ˈtal-ən also -ˈtāl-
1
: a white crystalline steroid glycoside C36H56O14 obtained from seeds of the common European foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)
2
: a mixture of the glycosides of digitalis leaves or seeds
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