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digitoxose

Pronunciation: dij'i-toks'os

Definition: The sugar moiety obtained by mild acid hydrolysis of the glycosides digitoxin, gitoxin, and digoxin. The hydrolysis yields 3 moles of digitoxose for each mole of the respective aglycon.

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