noun, plural stro·phan·thus·es.
Words nearby strophanthus
Origin of strophanthus
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It seems to act as well as an aid to Digitalis, or Strophanthus, in cardiac dyspnœa.
The poison used here, and called kombi, is obtained from a species of strophanthus, and is very virulent.
The action of digitalis, moreover, persists much longer than does that of strophanthus.
Strophanthus regulated and strengthened the heart's action, but only slightly benefited the dyspnœa.
The exquisitely beautiful seed of Strophanthus Kombe is used as an arrow poison.The Romance of Plant Life|G. F. Scott Elliot