Quinicine
Quinicine Quin"i*cine, n. (Chem.) An uncrystallizable alkaloid obtained by the action of heat from quinine, with which it is isomeric. [1913 Webster]

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  • quinicine — quin·i·cine kwin ə .sēn, sən n a bitter poisonous reddish yellow amorphous alkaloid C20H24N2O2 isomeric with quinine and obtained from cinchona bark or by heating a salt of quinine called also quinotoxine …   Medical dictionary

  • quinicine — (ki ni si n ) s. f. Terme de chimie. Corps isomère de la quinine obtenu en chauffant un sel de quinine …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • quinicine — quin·i·cine …   English syllables

  • quinicine — ˈkwinəˌsēn, sə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary quinic (in quinic acid) + ine; originally formed in French : a bitter poisonous reddish yellow amorphous alkaloid C20H24N2O2 isomeric with quinine and obtained fr …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quinine total synthesis — In total synthesis, the Quinine total synthesis describes the efforts in synthesis of quinine over a 150 year period. The development of synthetic quinine is considered a milestone in organic chemistry although it has never been produced… …   Wikipedia

  • quinotoxine — quino·tox·ine .kwin ō täk .sēn n QUINICINE …   Medical dictionary

  • quinidine — (ki ni di n ) s. f. Terme de chimie. Composé isomère de la quinine, mais hydraté, efflorescent, et bien plus dextrogyre que la quinicine …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • quinotoxine — |kwinō+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary quin + toxine : quinicine …   Useful english dictionary

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