cinchona definition

  • noun:
    • some of a few timber associated with the genus Cinchona, indigenous chiefly toward Andes and cultivated for bark that yields the medicinal alkaloids quinine and quinidine, that are accustomed treat malaria.
    • The dried bark of any among these flowers. Also referred to as Jesuit's bark, Peruvian bark.
    • any one of a number of South American woods, for the genus Cinchona, cultivated for the medicinal bark.
    • The bark among these trees, that yields quinine alkaloids always treat malaria.
    • some of a number of bushes of this genus Cinchona, native chiefly towards the Andes and cultivated for bark that yields the medicinal alkaloids quinine and quinidine, that are used to treat malaria.
    • The dried bark of every among these plants. Also known as Jesuit's bark, Peruvian bark.
    • Any of a few South United states trees, of genus Cinchona, cultivated because of its medicinal bark.
    • The bark among these woods, that yields quinine alkaloids accustomed treat malaria.

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