Medical Definition of Quina
1. Synonym: cinchona. Origin: Sp., fr. Peruv. Quina or kina, cinchona (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Quina
Literary usage of Quina
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes (1850)
"It is a powerful base, neutralizing acids completely, and forming a series of crystallizable salts. quina, or quinine, much resembles ..."
2. Elementary Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes, Robert Bridges (1845)
"When both bases are present, they may be separated by converting them into sulphates ; the salt of quina is the least soluble of the two, and crystallizes ..."
3. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1852)
"[As we have before stated in the preceding volumes, Dr. Dundas, plan is to administer the quina in ten grain doses, until dizziness of the head, ..."
4. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1845)
"PROTO-CHLORIDE OF MERCURY AND quina. Mr. McDermott has prepared a combination of these two medicines which has been found beneficial in some obstinate skin ..."
5. The Elements of Medical Chemistry: Embracing Only Those Branches of Chemical by John Ayrton Paris (1825)
"quina. 1024. Tliis alkali was discovered by Pelletier and Caventou in Yellow Bark (Cinchona Cordifolia) from which it may be separated by a process similar ..."