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[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.’
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