Definitions for: Quinidine


[n] cardiac drug (trade names Quinidex and Quinora) used to treat certain heart arrhythmias



Webster (1913) Definition: Quin"i*dine, n. (Chem.)
An alkaloid isomeric with, and resembling, quinine, found in
certain species of cinchona, from which it is extracted as a
bitter white crystalline substance; conchinine. It is used
somewhat as a febrifuge. [Written also chinidine.]

Synonyms: Quinidex, Quinora

See Also: antiarrhythmic, antiarrhythmic drug, antiarrhythmic medication


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