Quinidine
Quinidine Quin"i*dine, n. (Chem.) An alkaloid isomeric with, and resembling, quinine, found in certain species of cinchona, from which it is extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance; conchinine. It is used somewhat as a febrifuge. [Written also {chinidine}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Quinidine — Systematic (IUPAC) name (9S) 6 methoxycinchonan 9 ol …   Wikipedia

  • QUINIDINE — Alcaloïde de formule brute C20H2422, extrait de l’écorce de divers quinquinas (Cinchona ), plantes de la famille des rubiacées; ce sont de petits arbustes découverts à l’état sauvage en Amérique du Sud, plus particulièrement dans la cordillère… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Quinidine — Général Nom IUPAC (9S) 6 méthoxycinchonan 9 ol No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • quinidine — [kwin′ə dēn΄, kwin′idin] n. [< quina (see QUININE) + ID + INE3] a colorless, crystalline alkaloid, C20H24N2O2, isomeric with and resembling quinine, extracted from cinchona bark …   English World dictionary

  • quinidine — /kwin i deen , din/, n. Pharm. a colorless, crystalline alkaloid, C20H24N2O2, isomeric with quinine, obtained from the bark of certain species of cinchona trees or shrubs, used chiefly to regulate heart rhythm and to treat malaria. [1830 40;… …   Universalium

  • quinidine — chinidinas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Chinino stereoizomeras. atitikmenys: angl. quinidine rus. хинидин …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • quinidine — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from quinine Date: 1836 an alkaloid C20H24N2O2 that is stereoisomeric with quinine and is used in the form of its sulfate or gluconate to treat cardiac rhythm irregularities …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • quinidine — noun An isomer of quinine that is used as an antiarrhythmic agent …   Wiktionary

  • quinidine — β Quinine; one of the alkaloids of cinchona, a stereoisomer of quinine (the C 9 epimer); used as an antimalarial; also used in the treatment of atrial fibrillation and flutter, and paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia. SYN …   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

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