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digitalis
American English: /ˌdɪdʒɪˈtæləs/
British English: /ˌdɪdʒɪˈteɪlɪs/

Translation of digitalis in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • According to the authors, the concomitant intake of those two drugs induced a drop in potassium following a diuretic induced decrease in water retention, which led to an increase in sensitivity of heart muscle to digitalis.
    • In reality, more than 30% of conventional medications come from common plant sources (eg, digitalis from foxglove, vincristine from periwinkle).
    • Specific classes of medications used to control and slow the heart rate include digitalis, beta blockers, and calcium channel blockers.

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