digitalin

noun
dig·​i·​tal·​in | \ ˌdi-jə-ˈta-lən How to pronounce digitalin (audio) also -ˈtā- How to pronounce digitalin (audio) \

Definition of digitalin

1 : a white crystalline steroid glycoside C36H56O14 obtained from seeds especially of the common foxglove
2 : a mixture of the glycosides of digitalis

First Known Use of digitalin

1824, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for digitalin

New Latin Digitalis

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“Digitalin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/digitalin. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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digitalin

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

Medical Definition of digitalin

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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