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cin•chon•i•dine



Pronunciation: (sing-kon'i-dēn", -din, sin-), [key]
n. Pharm.
a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble, levorotatory alkaloid, C19H22N2O, stereoisomeric with cinchonine and similarly derived, used chiefly as a quinine substitute.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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