cin·​chon·​amine siŋ-ˈkō-nə-ˌmēn How to pronounce cinchonamine (audio) sin-ˈchō- How to pronounce cinchonamine (audio)
: a white crystalline alkaloid C19H24N2O obtained from some South American shrubs (genus Remijia) of the madder family that has been used as a substitute for and is more toxic than quinine

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“Cinchonamine.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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