Definition of digitalin in English:

digitalin

noun

  • A drug containing the active constituents of digitalis.

    • ‘Digitalis, a drug prepared from digitalin, a glycoside obtained from the common foxglove, is used in medicine.’
    • ‘In this way a digitalin of indefinite composition is obtained, consisting of such glucosides as digitin, digitonin, etc.’
    • ‘Deer also avoid plants that people consider medicinal and poisonous: foxgloves (the plant source of the cardiac drug digitalin), poppies (the plant source of opium), daffodils, and lily-of-the-valley.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from digitalis + -in.

Pronunciation:

digitalin

/ˌdijiˈtalən/