cinchonidine definition

  • noun:
    • A stereoisomer and pseudoenantiomer of cinchonine, found in asymmetric synthesis.
    • among the quinine number of alkaloids, found especially in red cinchona bark. It's a white crystalline material, C19H22N2O, with a bitter taste and characteristics similar to, but weaker than, quinine; -- often labeled as also cinchonidia.
    • An alkaloid of cinchona bark, especially rich in the purple bark, and isomeric with cinchonine.
    • A stereoisomer and pseudoenantiomer of cinchonine, used in asymmetric synthesis.
    • among the quinine selection of alkaloids, found particularly in purple cinchona bark. Its a white crystalline substance, C19H22N2O, with a bitter flavor and attributes like, but weaker than, quinine; -- sometimes labeled as additionally cinchonidia.
    • An alkaloid of cinchona bark, specially loaded in the purple bark, and isomeric with cinchonine.

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