Definition of Cardiac glucoside

1. Noun. Obtained from a number of plants and used to stimulate the heart in cases of heart failure.

Exact synonyms: Cardiac Glycoside
Generic synonyms: Steroid
Specialized synonyms: Digitalin, Digitalis, Digitalis Glycoside

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cardiac Glucoside

cardiac cycle
cardiac decompression
cardiac depressor reflex
cardiac diuretic
cardiac dropsy
cardiac dyspnea
cardiac dysrhythmia
cardiac enlargement
cardiac enzyme
cardiac failure
cardiac fibrous skeleton
cardiac ganglia
cardiac gating
cardiac gland
cardiac glands of oesophagus
cardiac glucoside (current term)
cardiac glycoside
cardiac glycosides
cardiac haemoptysis
cardiac heterotaxia
cardiac histiocyte
cardiac hormone
cardiac impression of liver
cardiac impression of lung
cardiac impulse
cardiac incompetence
cardiac index
cardiac infarction
cardiac insufficiency
cardiac jelly

Literary usage of Cardiac glucoside

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1. A Textbook of pharmacology and therapeutics, or, the Action of drugs in by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1918)
"They contain another cardiac glucoside, Digitalin, and digitalein in large amounts with a small percentage of digitoxin and Digitonin, another glucoside ..."

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