digitoxin

noun
digi·​tox·​in | \ ˌdi-jə-ˈtäk-sən How to pronounce digitoxin (audio) \

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

First Known Use of digitoxin

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for digitoxin

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

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The first known use of digitoxin was in 1875

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“Digitoxin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/digitoxin. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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digitoxin

noun
dig·​i·​tox·​in | \ ˌdij-ə-ˈtäk-sən How to pronounce digitoxin (audio) \

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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