cinchonidine

noun
cin·​cho·​ni·​dine | \ -ˈkän-ə-ˌdēn How to pronounce cinchonidine (audio) , -ˈkō-nə- How to pronounce cinchonidine (audio) , -ˈchō-nə- \

Medical Definition of cinchonidine

: a bitter crystalline alkaloid C19H22N2O stereoisomeric with cinchonine that is found in cinchona bark and used like quinine

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“Cinchonidine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cinchonidine. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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