totaquine

totaquine [tō′tə kwēn΄, tō′təkwin; tō′təkēn΄, tō′təkin]
n.
< ModL totaquina < LL totalis, TOTAL + Sp quina, cinchona bark (see QUININE): because it contains all the alkaloids of cinchona bark
a yellowish-white to gray powder containing a mixture of quinine and other alkaloids, obtained from cinchona bark and used as an antimalarial

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  • totaquine — [tō′tə kwēn΄, tō′təkwin; tō′təkēn΄, tō′təkin] n. [< ModL totaquina < LL totalis, TOTAL + Sp quina, cinchona bark (see QUININE): because it contains all the alkaloids of cinchona bark] a yellowish white to gray powder containing a mixture of …   English World dictionary

  • totaquine — to·ta·quine tōt ə .kwēn also to·ta·qui·na .tōt ə kē nə n an antimalarial drug that is obtained as a yellowish brown powder by extraction of cinchona bark and that contains quinine and other alkaloids but is less effective than quinine …   Medical dictionary

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