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A standardized mixture of digitalis glycosides used as a cardiotonic in the treatment of congestive heart failure.
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1. A white crystalline glycoside, C36H56O14, that is obtained from the seeds of the common foxglove.
2. One of several mixtures of digitalis glycosides that are extracted from the leaves or seeds of the common foxglove.
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