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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Cinchona Calisaya(0.00834 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: 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.
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
Calisaya bark \Cal`i*sa"ya bark\
A valuable kind of Peruvian bark obtained from the Cinchona Calisaya
, and other closely related species.
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