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quinine

Quinine is a 7 letter word which starts with the letter Q and ends with the letter E for which we found 1 definitions.

Definition
(n.) 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.

Syllable Information

The word quinine is a 7 letter word that has 2 syllable 's . The syllable division for quinine is: qui-nine



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