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lanatoside

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noun la·nat·o·side \lə-ˈnat-ə-ˌsīd\

Medical Definition of lanatoside

  1. :  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 Ab:  the glycoside C49H76O20 yielding gitoxin, glucose, and acetic acid on hydrolysis—called also digilanid B, lanatoside Bc:  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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