Definition of Digitalin

1. Noun. A powerful cardiac stimulant obtained from foxglove.

Exact synonyms: Digitalis, Digitalis Glycoside
Specialized synonyms: Digitoxin, Digoxin, Lanoxin
Generic synonyms: Cardiac Glucoside, Cardiac Glycoside
Derivative terms: Digitalize

Definition of Digitalin

1. n. Any one of several extracts of foxglove (Digitalis), as the "French extract," the "German extract," etc., which differ among themselves in composition and properties.

Definition of Digitalin

1. Noun. Any of a mixture of glycosides, extracted from the foxglove plant, that is used as a cardiotonic ¹

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Definition of Digitalin

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Medical Definition of Digitalin

1. C36H56O14;a standardised mixture of digitalis glycosides used as a cardiotonic. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Digitalin

digital subscriber line
digital subtraction angiography
digital target
digital targets
digital television
digital televisions
digital vein
digital veins
digital video
digital video recorder
digital video recorders
digital voltmeter
digital watch
digital whorl
digitalin (current term)
digitalis glycoside
digitalis glycosides
digitalis tincture
digitalis toxicity
digitalis unit

Literary usage of Digitalin

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1. American Druggist (1887)
"The aqueous preparations will naturally contain the bulk of the digitalein and portion of the more difficultly soluble digitalin. The digitoxin, however ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"It must be remembered that digitalin is diuretic only when oedema is present. The drug is not dangerous when properly employed, its action is lasting and ..."

3. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1897)
"digitalin.* 1. The preparations occurring in commerce under the name ... The constituents are present in the digitalin of commerce in * In regard to the ..."

4. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1864)
"It is precipitated from its aqueous solution as modified digitalin (see below) by weak acids, slowly at mean temperatures, ..."

5. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1896)
"Digitoxin does not give the colour-reaction of digitalin with strong sulphuric acid. Warmed with strong hydrochloric acid, it gives a yellow or greenish ..."

6. Poisons: their effects and detection by Alexander Wynter Blyth (1895)
"Sulphuric and gallic acids colour the glucosides of digitalin, digitalein, ... Sulphuric acid and bromine give with digitalin a red, and with digitalem a ..."

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