cinchotoxine

noun
cin·​cho·​tox·​ine | \ ˌsiŋkəˈtäkˌsēn, ˌsin-, -sə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of cinchotoxine

: a crystalline alkaloid C19H22N2O obtained from cinchonine or cinchonidine by heating

called also cinchonicine

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History and Etymology for cinchotoxine

International Scientific Vocabulary cincho- (from New Latin Cinchona) + toxine, alteration of toxin

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“Cinchotoxine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cinchotoxine. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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