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cin•cho•nine



Pronunciation: (sing'ku-nēn", -nin, sin'-), [key]
n. Pharm.
a colorless, crystalline, slightly water-soluble alkaloid, C19H22N2O, a stereoisomer of cinchonidine, obtained from the bark of various species of cinchona and used chiefly as a quinine substitute.

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