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

called also cinchonicine

Word History


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

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“Cinchotoxine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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