any of several extracts of mixtures of glucosides obtained from digitalis.
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Historical Examples of digitalin
The effects on animals are identical with those of digitalin.
(1⁄16 grain), and digitalin, or digitalein, in doses of 20 mgrms.
After distillation the digitalin remains as a grumous crystalline mass, now only contaminated with the coloured oil.
Digitalin occurs under the form of very white light crystals, consisting of short slender needles, grouped around the same axis.
Digitalin, C35H56O14, is crystalline and is also insoluble in water.
British Dictionary definitions for digitalin
a poisonous amorphous crystalline mixture of glycosides extracted from digitalis leaves and formerly used in treating heart disease
Word Origin for digitalin
C19: from digital (is) + -in
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A mixture of glycosides obtained from the leaves and seeds of the common foxglove and used as a cardiotonic.
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