cu·​pre·​ine ˈk(y)ü-prē-ˌēn How to pronounce cupreine (audio) -prē-ən How to pronounce cupreine (audio)
: a crystalline alkaloid C19H22N2O2 that occurs especially in cinchona bark and is closely related to quinine

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“Cupreine.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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