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tryptamine-strophanthidin

Pronunciation: trip'ta-men-stro-fan'thi-din

Definition: A semisynthetic cardiac glycoside that is a condensation product of strophanthidin and tryptamine; given orally, it has a rapid onset and short duration of cardiac action.

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