digoxin

digoxin
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary dig- (from New Latin Digitalis) + toxin Date: circa 1930 a poisonous cardiotonic steroid C41H64O14 obtained from a foxglove (Digitalis lanata) and used especially to treat atrial fibrillation

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  • digoxin — di*gox in, n. (Chem.) a steroid glycoside, one of the cardiotonic chemical substances which is extracted from the foxglove. It is a white, crystalline substance ({C41H64O14}), and is a 3 substituted triglucoside of a steroid, related structurally …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • digoxin — [dij äks′ən] n. a white, crystalline, purified form of digitalis, C41H64O14, used to improve the heart s pumping action …   English World dictionary

  • Digoxin — Not to be confused with Dioxin. Digoxin Systematic (IUPAC) name 4 [(3S,5R,8R,9S,10S,12R,13S,14S) 3 [(2S,4S,5R,6R) 5 [(2S,4S,5R,6R) 5 [(2S,4S,5R,6R) 4,5 dihydroxy 6 methyl oxan 2 yl]oxy 4 hydroxy 6 methyl oxan 2 yl …   Wikipedia

  • Digoxin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Digoxin Summenformel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • digoxin — A cardioactive steroid glycoside obtained from Digitalis lanata. Largely eliminated by the kidneys. * * * di·gox·in dij äk sən, dig n a poisonous cardiotonic glycoside C41H64O14 obtained from the leaves of a foxglove (Digitalis lanata) and used… …   Medical dictionary

  • digoxin — n. a cardiac glycoside – a drug extracted from digitalis – that increases the force of heart muscle contraction and decreases heart rate. It is used in the treatment of heart failure and in supraventricular tachycardia (especially to control… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Digoxin toxicity — Classification and external resources Digitalis purpurea drawings by Franz Köhler ICD 10 T …   Wikipedia

  • Digoxin Immune Fab — Systematic (IUPAC) name Anti digoxin antibody fragment Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com Consumer Drug Information …   Wikipedia

  • digoxin immune Fab (ovine) — a preparation of antigen binding fragments derived from specific antidigoxin antibodies produced in sheep that have been immunized with digoxin coupled as a hapten to human serum albumin, used as an antidote to life threatening digoxin and… …   Medical dictionary

  • digoxin — /dij ok sin/, n. Pharm. a cardiac glycoside of purified digitalis, C41H64O14, derived from the plant leaves of Digitalis lanata and widely used in the treatment of congestive heart failure. [1930; DIG(ITALIS) + (T)OXIN] * * * …   Universalium

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