cinchonine

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noun cin·cho·nine \ˈsiŋ-kə-ˌnēn, ˈsin-chə-\

Definition of cinchonine

  1. :  a bitter white crystalline alkaloid C19H22N2O found especially in cinchona bark and used like quinine

First Known Use of cinchonine

1825


Medical Dictionary

cinchonine

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noun cin·cho·nine \ˈsiŋ-kə-ˌnēn, ˈsin-chə-\

Medical Definition of cinchonine

  1. :  a bitter white crystalline alkaloid C19H22N2O found especially in cinchona bark and used like quinine


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