strophanthin


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stro·phan·thin

(strō-fan'thin),
A glycoside or mixture of glycosides from Strophanthus kombe; an obsolete cardiac tonic, like ouabain (G-strophanthin); extremely toxic.
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strophanthin

(strō-făn′thĭn)
n.
A toxic glycoside or mixture of glycosides, such as ouabain, obtained from the seeds of certain African plants of the genera Strophanthus and Acokanthera, formerly used as a cardiac stimulant.
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