cincholoipon

noun
cin·​cho·​loi·​pon | \ ˌsiŋkəˈlȯiˌpän, ˌsin-\
plural -s

Definition of cincholoipon 

: a yellow crystalline acid C5H9N(C2H5)CH2COOH obtained especially by oxidation of cinchonine

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History and Etymology for cincholoipon

International Scientific Vocabulary cinchonine + Greek loipon-, loipos remainder, from leipein to leave

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