gitalin


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gitalin

 [jit´ah-lin]
a mixture of digitalis glycosides used as a cardiotonic in congestive heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias. Called also amorphous gitalin.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

git·al·in

(jit'ă-lin),
An extract of Digitalis purpurea containing a mixture of glycosides and aglycons, with action and uses similar to those of digitalis.
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