noun cin·cho·loi·pon \ˌsiŋkəˈlȯiˌpän, ˌsin-\

Definition of cincholoipon



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

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Origin and Etymology of cincholoipon

International Scientific Vocabulary cinchonine + Greek loipon-, loipos remainder, from leipein to leave — more at loan

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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