<chemistry> An alkaloid isomeric with, and resembling, quinine, found in certain species of cinchona, from which it is extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance; conchinine. It is used somewhat as a febrifuge.

Alternative forms: chinidine.

(01 Mar 1998)

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