Medical Dictionary


play play
noun quin·i·cine \ˈkwin-ə-ˌsēn, -sən\

Medical Definition of quinicine

  1. :  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

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up quinicine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).