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Medical Term:

gitonin

Pronunciation: jit'o-nin

Definition: A gitogenin tetraglycoside composed of two galactoses, one glucose, and one xylose; F-gitogenin has one galactose, two glucoses, and one xylose. Both are cardiotonic agents.

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