pereirine


pereirine

pereirine [puh-rair-een] ExamplesWord Origin noun Chemistry.

  1. Pharmacology. an alkaloid, C19H24ON2, obtained from pereira bark and formerly used as a quinine substitute.

Origin of pereirine pereir(a bark) + -ine2 Examples from the Web for pereirine Historical Examples of pereirine

  • Pereirine may be extracted from an acid solution, after alkalising with ammonia, by ether or benzene.

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