gitalin

noun
gi·​tal·​in | \ ˈjit-ə-lən How to pronounce gitalin (audio) , jə-ˈtā-lən How to pronounce gitalin (audio) , jə-ˈtal-ən How to pronounce gitalin (audio) \

Medical Definition of gitalin

1 : a crystalline glycoside C35H56O12 obtained from digitalis
2 : an amorphous water-soluble mixture of glycosides of digitalis used similarly to digitalis

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“Gitalin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gitalin. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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