digitoxin

noun digi·tox·in \ ˌdi-jə-ˈtäk-sən \

Definition of digitoxin

:a poisonous cardiotonic glycoside C41H64O13 that is the most active constituent of digitalis; also :a mixture of digitalis glycosides consisting chiefly of digitoxin

Origin and Etymology of digitoxin

International Scientific Vocabulary, blend of New Latin Digitalis and International Scientific Vocabulary toxin


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digitoxin

noun dig·i·tox·in \ ˌdij-ə-ˈtäk-sən \

medical Definition of digitoxin

:a poisonous glycoside C41H64O13 that is the most active constituent of digitalis; also :a mixture of digitalis glycosides consisting chiefly of digitoxin

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