cinchonine

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

Definition of cinchonine

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

First Known Use of cinchonine

1825


Medical Dictionary

cinchonine

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

medical Definition of cinchonine

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

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