digitalis glycoside

Definitions of digitalis glycoside
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n a powerful cardiac stimulant obtained from foxglove

Synonyms:
digitalin, digitalis
Types:
digitoxin
digitalis preparation used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia
Lanoxin, digoxin
digitalis preparation (trade name Lanoxin) used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia; helps the heart beat more forcefully
Type of:
cardiac glucoside, cardiac glycoside
obtained from a number of plants and used to stimulate the heart in cases of heart failure

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