Cinchona Calisaya
Quinine Qui"nine, n. [F. (cf. Sp. quinina), fr. Sp. quina, or quinaquina, Peruvian bark, fr. Peruv. kina, quina, bark. Cf. {Kinic}.] (Chem.) An alkaloid extracted from the bark of several species of cinchona (esp. {Cinchona Calisaya}) as a bitter white crystalline substance, {C20H24N2O2}. Hence, by extension (Med.), any of the salts of this alkaloid, as the acetate, chloride, sulphate, etc., employed as a febrifuge or antiperiodic. Called also {quinia}, {quinina}, etc. [Written also {chinine}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Cinchona Calisaya — Calisaya bark Cal i*sa ya bark A valuable kind of Peruvian bark obtained from the {Cinchona Calisaya}, and other closely related species. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cinchona calisaya — Quinquina jaune Quinquina jaune …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cinchona calisaya — tikrasis chininmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Raudinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Cinchona calisaya), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai) ir karčiosios medžiagos, naudojamos gėrimų… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Cinchona calisaya — noun Peruvian shrub or small tree having large glossy leaves and cymes of fragrant yellow to green or red flowers; cultivated for its medicinal bark • Syn: ↑calisaya, ↑Cinchona officinalis, ↑Cinchona ledgeriana • Hypernyms: ↑cinchona, ↑chinchona …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cinchona calisaya — ID 18893 Symbol Key CICA17 Common Name quinine Family Rubiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • CINCHONA CALISAYA WEDD. - ХИННОЕ Д. НАСТОЯЩЕЕ — см. 885. Дерево. С. calisaya Wedd. X. д. настоящее in Ann. Sc. nat. 3 ser. 10 (1848) 6. S y n. C. c. vera Wedd.; C. weddelliana O. Ktze. (non Miq.). М е с т н. н а з в. Англ. yellowbark chinchona, calisaya bark; Латин. Амер. cascarilla calisaya.… …   Справочник растений

  • Cinchona calisaya var. ledgeriana — tikrasis chininmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Raudinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Cinchona calisaya), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai) ir karčiosios medžiagos, naudojamos gėrimų… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Cinchona calisaya Wedd. — Symbol CICA17 Common Name quinine Botanical Family Rubiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Cinchona — Cinchona …   Wikipédia en Français

  • calisaya bark — [kal΄ə sā′ə] n. 〚AmSp < ? Quechua〛 the bark of the yellow cinchona tree (Cinchona calisaya), which yields quinine * * * …   Universalium

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