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  1. kairine(Noun)

    A derivative of tetrahydro-quinoline (C10H13NO). It was used as an antipyretic.

  2. Origin: From the Greek kairos ("the right time").

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  1. Kairine(noun)

    a pale buff or white crystalline alkaloid derived from quinoline, and used as an antipyretic in medicine

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  1. Kairine

    Kairine is a derivative of tetrahydroquinoline which was discovered by Fischer. Its name comes from the Greek kairos, meaning "the right time".


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