Cardenolide

Cardenolide is a type of steroid. Many plants contain derivatives, collectively known as cardenolides, including many in the form of cardenolide glycosides (cardenolides that contain structural groups derived from sugars). Cardenolide glycosides are often toxic; specifically, they are heart-arresting. ==Etymology== Supposedly, the term derives fro...
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cardenolide

(from the article `mimicry`) Among the chemical compounds that protect certain plants from insects or other animals that might feed on them are the cardenolides, or cardiac ...
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cardenolide

A class of cardiac glycosides containing a five-membered lactone ring (e.g., the Digitalis glycosides). ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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cardenolide

Type: Term Pronunciation: kar-den′ō-līd Definitions: 1. A class of cardiac glycosides containing a five-membered lactone ring (the Digitalis glycosides).
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