calisaya


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calisaya

(ˌkælɪˈseɪə)
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1. (Plants) the bark of any of several tropical trees of the rubiaceous genus Cinchona, esp C. calisaya, from which quinine is extracted. Also called: calisaya bark, yellowbark or cinchona
2. (Pharmacology) the bark of any of several tropical trees of the rubiaceous genus Cinchona, esp C. calisaya, from which quinine is extracted. Also called: calisaya bark, yellowbark or cinchona
[C19: from Spanish, from the name of a Bolivian Indian who taught the uses of quinine to the Spanish]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.calisaya - Peruvian shrub or small tree having large glossy leaves and cymes of fragrant yellow to green or red flowerscalisaya - Peruvian shrub or small tree having large glossy leaves and cymes of fragrant yellow to green or red flowers; cultivated for its medicinal bark
genus Chinchona, genus Cinchona - large genus of trees of Andean region of South America having medicinal bark
chinchona, cinchona - any of several trees of the genus Cinchona
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