digitonin

noun
dig·​i·​to·​nin | \ ˌdi-jə-ˈtō-nən How to pronounce digitonin (audio) \

Definition of digitonin

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

First Known Use of digitonin

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for digitonin

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

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digitonin

noun
dig·​i·​to·​nin | \ ˌdij-ə-ˈtō-nən How to pronounce digitonin (audio) \

Medical Definition of digitonin

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

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