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cinchonine

Line breaks: cin¦chon|ine
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪŋkəniːn
 
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Definition of cinchonine in English:

noun

[mass noun] Chemistry
A compound with antipyretic properties which occurs with quinine in cinchona bark.
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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