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Digitalis

Digitalis Meaning & Definition
Digitalis Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Digitalis?

[n] any of several plants of the genus Digitalis
[n] a powerful cardiac stimulant obtained from foxglove

Synonyms | Synonyms for Digitalis: digitalin | digitalis glycoside | foxglove

Related Terms | Find terms related to Digitalis:

See Also | cardiac glucoside | cardiac glycoside | common foxglove | Digitalis lutea | Digitalis purpurea | digitoxin | digoxin | fairy bell | fingerflower | fingerroot | genus Digitalis | herb | herbaceous plant | Lanoxin | straw foxglove | yellow foxglove

Digitalis In Webster's Dictionary

\Dig`i*ta"lis\, n. [NL.: cf. F. digitale. So named (according to Linn[ae]us) from its finger-shaped corolla.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of plants including the foxglove. 2. (Med.) The dried leaves of the purple foxglove ({Digitalis purpurea}), used in heart disease, disturbance of the circulation, etc.

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