[kwin-i-deen, -din] /ˈkwɪn ɪˌdin, -dɪn/
a colorless, crystalline alkaloid, C 2 0 H 2 4 N 2 O 2 , isomeric with , obtained from the bark of certain species of cinchona trees or shrubs, used chiefly to regulate heart rhythm and to treat malaria.
a crystalline alkaloid drug that is an optically active diastereoisomer of quinine: used to treat heart arrhythmias. Formula: C20H24N2O2
quinidine quin·i·dine (kwĭn’ĭ-dēn’)
A colorless crystalline alkaloid that is a stereoisomer of quinine and is used as a treatment for malaria and cardiac arrhythmias.
[keen-yel-uh; Spanish kee-nye-lah] /kinˈyɛl ə; Spanish kiˈnyɛ lɑ/ noun 1. .
[kwahy-nahyn, kwin-ahyn or, esp. British, kwi-neen] /ˈkwaɪ naɪn, ˈkwɪn aɪn or, esp. British, kwɪˈnin/ noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology. 1. a white, bitter, slightly water-soluble alkaloid, C 2 0 H 2 4 N 2 O 2 , having needlelike crystals, obtained from cinchona bark: used in medicine chiefly in the treatment of resistant forms of malaria. 2. […]
noun 1. carbonated water containing lemon, lime, sweetener, and quinine, often used as a mixer.
/kwɪn/ noun 1. Anthony. 1915–2001, US film actor, born in Mexico: noted esp for his performances in La Strada (1954) and Zorba the Greek (1964)