Definition of Cardiac glucoside
1. Noun. Obtained from a number of plants and used to stimulate the heart in cases of heart failure.
Generic synonyms: Steroid
Specialized synonyms: Digitalin, Digitalis, Digitalis Glycoside
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Literary usage of Cardiac glucoside
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1. A Textbook of pharmacology and therapeutics, or, the Action of drugs in by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1918)
"They contain another cardiac glucoside, Digitalin, and digitalein in large amounts with a small percentage of digitoxin and Digitonin, another glucoside ..."