Definition of cinchonine in English:

cinchonine

Line breaks: cin¦chon|ine
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪŋkəniːn
 
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noun

[mass noun] Chemistry
  • A compound with antipyretic properties which occurs with quinine in cinchona bark.
    • An alkaloid; chemical formula: C19H22ON2
    More example sentences
    • We conclude that intravenous infusion of cinchonine might be started 12 hours before chemotherapy infusion.
    • The invention also concerns a method for preparing cinchonine dichlorhydrate from cinchonine and the use of pharmaceutical compositions containing cinchonine dichlorhydrate for treating multiple drug resistance.

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