HyperDic: digitalis

English > 2 senses of the word digitalis:
NOUNsubstancedigitalis, digitalis glycoside, digitalina powerful cardiac stimulant obtained from foxglove
plantdigitalis, foxgloveany of several plants of the genus Digitalis
digitalis > pronunciation
Soundsdih.jhahtae'lahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > digitalis: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA powerful cardiac stimulant obtained from foxglove.
Synonymsdigitalis glycoside, digitalin
Narrowerdigitoxindigitalis preparation used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia
digoxin, Lanoxindigitalis preparation (trade name Lanoxin) used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia
Broadercardiac glycoside, cardiac glucosideObtained from a number of plants and used to stimulate the heart in cases of heart failure
Spanishdigitalina
Catalandigitalina
Verbsdigitalizeadminister digitalis such that the patient benefits maximally without getting adverse effects
English > digitalis: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAny of several plants of the genus Digitalis.
Synonymfoxglove
Member ofgenus Digitalisgenus of Eurasian herbs having alternate leaves and racemes of showy bell-shaped flowers
Narrowercommon foxglove, fairy bell, fingerflower, finger-flower, fingerroot, finger-root, Digitalis purpureatall leafy European biennial or perennial having spectacular clusters of large tubular pink-purple flowers
yellow foxglove, straw foxglove, Digitalis luteaEuropean yellow-flowered foxglove
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishdedalera, digitalis, digital
Catalandidalera, digital purpúria

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