Definition: a crystalline steroidal glycoside (Scilla maritima), present in squill, which can be hydrolyzed to glucose and proscillaridin A; the latter can be hydrolyzed to rhamnose and the steroid aglycone scillaridin A; has the same actions and uses as digitalis glycosides.
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