cinchonine

noun
cin·​cho·​nine | \ ˈsiŋ-kə-ˌnēn How to pronounce cinchonine (audio) , 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Cinchonine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cinchonine. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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cinchonine

noun
cin·​cho·​nine | \ ˈsiŋ-kə-ˌnēn, ˈsin-chə- How to pronounce cinchonine (audio) \

Medical Definition of cinchonine

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

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