digitoxigenin

noun

digi·​toxi·​gen·​in ˌdi-jə-ˌtäk-sə-ˈje-nən How to pronounce digitoxigenin (audio)
: a steroid lactone C23H34O4 obtained especially by hydrolysis of digitoxin

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary, blend of digitoxin and -gen

First Known Use

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of digitoxigenin was circa 1909

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“Digitoxigenin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/digitoxigenin. Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

Medical Definition

digitoxigenin

noun
dig·​i·​toxi·​gen·​in ˌdij-ə-ˌtäk-sə-ˈjen-ən How to pronounce digitoxigenin (audio)
: a steroid lactone C23H34O4 obtained especially by hydrolysis of digitoxin

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