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gitalin

[ jit-uh-lin, ji-tey-, ji-tal-in ]
/ ˈdʒɪt ə lɪn, dʒɪˈteɪ-, dʒɪˈtæl ɪn /
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noun Pharmacology.
a mixture of glycosides from Digitalis purpurea, used chiefly in the management of congestive heart failure.
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Medical definitions for gitalin

gitalin
[ jĭtl-ĭn, jĭ-tālĭn, -tălĭn ]

n.
A crystalline glycoside obtained from digitalis.
An amorphous mixture of the glycosides obtained from digitalis.
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