cinchotoxine

noun cin·cho·tox·ine \ˌsiŋkəˈtäkˌsēn, ˌsin-, -sə̇n\

Definition of cinchotoxine

plural

-s

  1. :  a crystalline alkaloid C19H22N2O obtained from cinchonine or cinchonidine by heating —called also cinchonicine

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Origin and Etymology of cinchotoxine

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


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