cupreine

noun
cu·​pre·​ine | \ ˈk(y)ü-prē-ˌēn How to pronounce cupreine (audio) , -prē-ən How to pronounce cupreine (audio) \

Medical Definition of cupreine

: a crystalline alkaloid C19H22N2O2 that occurs especially in cinchona bark and is closely related to quinine

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“Cupreine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cupreine. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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