quininic acid

noun
qui·​nin·​ic acid | \ kwi-ˌnin-ik- How to pronounce quininic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of quininic acid

: a yellowish crystalline acid C11H9NO3 obtained by oxidation of quinine or quinidine

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