conquinamine

noun

con·​quin·​a·​mine
(ˈ)kän¦kwinəˌmēn,
kənˈk-,
-mə̇n
plural -s
: a crystalline alkaloid C19H24N2O2 found with quinamine in cinchona barks

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary com- + quinamine; originally formed as German konquinamin

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“Conquinamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conquinamine. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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