quin·​i·​cine ˈkwin-ə-ˌsēn How to pronounce quinicine (audio) -sən How to pronounce quinicine (audio)
: a bitter poisonous reddish yellow amorphous alkaloid C20H24N2O2 isomeric with quinine and obtained from cinchona bark or by heating a salt of quinine

called also quinotoxine

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“Quinicine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/quinicine. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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