Definition of Cardiac glycoside
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
Medical Definition of Cardiac glycoside
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Literary usage of Cardiac glycoside
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1. Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluationsedited by Barry Leonard edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"Treatment of life-threatening acute cardiac glycoside intoxication manifested by conduction disorders, ectopie ventricular activity and (in some cases) ..."