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quinicine

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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


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