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quin·i·dine

 (kwĭn′ĭ-dēn′)
n.
A bitter alkaloid, C20H24N2O2, that is a stereoisomer of quinine, used in the form of its salts to treat malaria and certain cardiac arrhythmias.
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quinidine

(ˈkwɪnɪˌdiːn)
n
(Pharmacology) a crystalline alkaloid drug that is an optically active diastereoisomer of quinine: used to treat heart arrhythmias. Formula: C20H24N2O2
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quin•i•dine

(ˈkwɪn ɪˌdin, -dɪn)

n.
a colorless, crystalline alkaloid, isomeric with quinine, obtained from cinchona bark and used for treating malaria and arrhythmia.
[1830–40; quin (ine) + -idine]
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Noun1.quinidine - cardiac drug (trade names Quinidex and Quinora) used to treat certain heart arrhythmias
antiarrhythmic, antiarrhythmic drug, antiarrhythmic medication - a drug used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm
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quin·i·dine

n. quinidina, alcaloide derivado de una Cinchona que se usa en irregularidades cardíacas.
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