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Meaning of cinchonidine

cin•chon•i•dine

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