digitoxin

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digitoxin:

see digitalisdigitalis
, any of several chemically similar drugs used primarily to increase the force and rate of heart contractions, especially in damaged heart muscle. The effects of the drug were known as early as 1500 B.C.
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digitoxin

[‚dij·ə′täk·sən]
(organic chemistry)
C41H64O13 A poisonous steroid glycoside found as the most active principle of digitalis, from the foxglove leaf.