cinchonize

transitive verb
cin·​cho·​nize
variants: or British cinchonise \ -​ˌnīz How to pronounce cinchonise (audio) \
cinchonized or British cinchonised; cinchonizing or British cinchonising

Medical Definition of cinchonize

: to treat (as a malarial patient) with cinchona or one of its alkaloids (as quinine)

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“Cinchonize.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cinchonize. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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