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Meaning of QUINIDINE

Pronunciation:  'kwini`deen

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  cardiac drug (trade names Quinidex and Quinora) used to treat certain heart arrhythmias
 

QUINIDINE is a 9 letter word that starts with Q.

 

 Synonyms: Quinidex, Quinora
 
 See Also: antiarrhythmic, antiarrhythmic drug, antiarrhythmic medication

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Quin"i*dine\, n. (Chem.)
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. [Written also {chinidine}.]

 

 

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