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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Cinchona Calisaya (0.01090 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Cinchona calisaya Cinchona calisaya n : Peruvian shrub or small tree having large glossy leaves and cymes of fragrant yellow to green or red flowers; cultivated for its medicinal bark [syn: calisaya, Cinchona officinalis , Cinchona ledgeriana]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Cinchona Calisaya Quinine \Qui"nine\, n. [F. (cf. Sp. quinina), fr. Sp. quina, or quinaquina, Peruvian bark, fr. Peruv. kina, quina, bark. Cf. Kinic.] (Chem.) An alkaloid extracted from the bark of several species of cinchona (esp. Cinchona Calisaya) as a bitter white crystalline substance, C20H24N2O2. Hence, by extension (Med.), any of the salts of this alkaloid, as the acetate, chloride, sulphate, etc., employed as a febrifuge or antiperiodic. Called also quinia, quinina, etc. [Written also chinine.] [1913 Webster] Calisaya bark \Cal`i*sa"ya bark\ A valuable kind of Peruvian bark obtained from the Cinchona Calisaya , and other closely related species. [1913 Webster] ||

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