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Noun: quinine  'kwI,nIn [N. Amer], 'kwi,neen [Brit]
  1. A bitter alkaloid extracted from chinchona bark; used in malaria therapy

Derived forms: quinines

Type of: antimalarial, antimalarial drug

Part of: quinine water, tonic, tonic water

Encyclopedia: Quinine,NADPH:oxygen oxidoreductase