Strophanthin(redirected from Strophanthins)
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A glycoside or mixture of glycosides extracted from the plant Strophanthus kombe; used as a cardioactive drug in the treatment of various heart ailments.
a cardiovascular agent and glycoside obtained from the seeds of the Strophanthus. Strophanthin is used in solutions and usually injected intravenously in cases of heart failure.