lanatoside

noun
la·​nat·​o·​side | \ lə-ˈnat-ə-ˌsīd How to pronounce lanatoside (audio) \

Medical Definition of lanatoside

: any of three poisonous crystalline cardiac steroid glycosides occurring in the leaves of a foxglove (Digitalis lanata):
a : the glycoside C49H76O19 yielding digitoxin, glucose, and acetic acid on hydrolysis

called also digilanid A, lanatoside A

b : the glycoside C49H76O20 yielding gitoxin, glucose, and acetic acid on hydrolysis

called also digilanid B, lanatoside B

c : the bitter glycoside C49H76O20 yielding digoxin, glucose, and acetic acid on hydrolysis and used similarly to digitalis

called also digilanid C, lanatoside C

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