Definición de digoxin en inglés:

digoxin

Saltos de línea: di¦goxin
Pronunciación: /dɪˈdʒɒksɪn
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun] Chemistry
  • A poisonous compound present in the foxglove and other plants. It is a steroid glycoside and is used in small doses as a cardiac stimulant.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • One doctor reaches for a ‘decent dose of warfarin and digoxin no hesitation at all’ to treat patients with atrial fibrillation because of the death of a grandfather.
    • Although digitoxin is used widely in Europe, the cardiac glycoside digoxin is widely used in the United States.
    • By adding a further four drugs to the search (aspirin, atenolol, digoxin, and statins) an additional 750 patients would be identified.

Origen

1930s: contraction of digitoxin.

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