cardiac glycoside definition

  • noun:
    • any one of several glycosides obtained mainly from plant resources such as the foxglove, used medicinally to improve the force of contraction of heart muscle tissue and to regulate heartbeats.
    • gotten from some flowers and used to stimulate one's heart in situations of heart failure

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