Definition of cinchonine in English:

cinchonine

noun

Chemistry
  • [mass noun] A compound with antipyretic properties which occurs with quinine in cinchona bark.

    • ‘The invention also concerns a method for preparing cinchonine dichlorhydrate from cinchonine and the use of pharmaceutical compositions containing cinchonine dichlorhydrate for treating multiple drug resistance.’
    • ‘We conclude that intravenous infusion of cinchonine might be started 12 hours before chemotherapy infusion.’

Pronunciation:

cinchonine

/ˈsɪŋkəniːn/