HyperDic: digitalis_glycoside

English > 1 sense of the expression digitalis glycoside:
NOUNsubstancedigitalis glycoside, digitalis, digitalina powerful cardiac stimulant obtained from foxglove
English > digitalis glycoside: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA powerful cardiac stimulant obtained from foxglove.
Synonymsdigitalis, 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

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