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cardiac glycoside meaning

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  • Noun: cardiac glycoside  'kaa(r)dee`ak 'glIku`sId
    1. Obtained from a number of plants and used to stimulate the heart in cases of heart failure
      - cardiac glucoside

    Derived forms: cardiac glycosides

    Type of: steroid

    Encyclopedia: Cardiac glycoside

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  1. Bufalin, ouabain and digoxin are a few toxic cardiac glycosides.
  2. Therapeutic uses of cardiac glycosides primarily involve the treatment of cardiac failure.
  3. Cardiac glycosides, which affect heart function, are a ready example.
  4. Cymarin is a cardiac glycoside and an anti-arrhythmia and cardiotonic agent.
  5. There is a rather large homology in structure between arenobufagin and cardiac glycosides.

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