Definition of Cinchona officinalis

1. Noun. Peruvian shrub or small tree having large glossy leaves and cymes of fragrant yellow to green or red flowers; cultivated for its medicinal bark.

Exact synonyms: Calisaya, Cinchona Calisaya, Cinchona Ledgeriana
Group relationships: Genus Chinchona, Genus Cinchona
Generic synonyms: Chinchona, Cinchona



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cinchona Officinalis

Cimbáeth
Cimex
Cimex lectularius
Cimicidae
Cimicifuga
Cimicifuga americana
Cimicifuga foetida
Cimicifuga racemosa
Cimino
Cimmerian
Cimmerians
Cinchona calisaya
Cinchona cordifolia
Cinchona lancifolia
Cinchona ledgeriana
Cinchona officinalis
Cinchona pubescens
Cincinnati
Cincinnatian
Cincinnatians
Cincinnatus
Cinclidae
Cinclus
Cinclus aquaticus
Cinclus mexicanus
Cinco de Mayo
Cincy
Cinderella
Cinderellas
Cindy

Literary usage of Cinchona officinalis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1827)
"Linna;us, in the description of his cinchona officinalis, has joined, without knowing it, ... This applies only to the cinchona officinalis of Linnaeus, ..."

2. Leaders in Homœopathic Therapeutics by Eugene Beauharnais Nash (1899)
"cinchona officinalis. This remedy is used by both schools of medicine for conditions of great weakness and debility. The old school, as they always do, ..."

3. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1905)
"De Vrij, in 1885, observed in one sample of cinchona officinalis, the exceptionally When prepared from its lead salt it forms an acidulous non-bitter ..."

4. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1867)
"cinchona officinalis, ß. ... from the shaded flowering branch producing a different sort of bark, to be afterwards described. cinchona officinalis, 7- ..."

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