Origin of digitalis
Examples from the Web for digitalis
Digitalis, half an ounce every morning, and one ounce every night, was now sufficient to empty her.
Overdosing with digitalis has produced partial heart block in many cases.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:|Louis Marshall Warfield
In this kind of dropsy I suspect the digitalis has less or no effect; as it particularly increases the absorption from the lungs.Zoonomia, Vol. II|Erasmus Darwin
Digitalis to be taken every night for six nights, and a saline draught with forty drops of acetum scillit.
The second patient, on his relapse, took Digitalis again, combined with other things.
British Dictionary definitions for digitalis
- a drug prepared from the dried leaves or seeds of the foxglove: a mixture of glycosides used medicinally to treat heart failure and some abnormal heart rhythms
- any cardiac glycoside, whatever its origin