Definition of digitoxin in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌdɪdʒɪˈtɒksɪn/


[mass noun] Chemistry
A compound with similar properties to digoxin and found with it in the foxglove and similar plants.
Example sentences
  • Some are used as pure compounds from the traditional medicinal plants, such as atropine, morphine, quinine & digitoxin and other modifications of such compounds, such as aspirin and local anesthetics.
  • Digitalis purpurea became known as digitoxin and later, digoxin was marketed.
  • On the other hand, the whole-leaf preparations, digitoxin, or digoxin may each be considered as a satisfactory product for the initiation and maintenance of digitalization.
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