What does quinidine mean?

Definitions for quinidineˈkwɪn ɪˌdin, -dɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quinidine, Quinidex, Quinora(noun)

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


  1. quinidine(Noun)

    An isomer of quinine that is used as an antiarrhythmic agent

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quinidine(noun)

    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


  1. Quinidine

    Quinidine is a pharmaceutical agent that acts as a class I antiarrhythmic agent in the heart. It is a stereoisomer of quinine, originally derived from the bark of the cinchona tree. The drug causes increased action potential duration, as well as a prolonged QT interval.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Quinidine

    An optical isomer of quinine, extracted from the bark of the Cinchona tree and similar plant species. This alkaloid dampens the excitability of cardiac and skeletal muscles by blocking sodium and potassium currents across cellular membranes. It prolongs cellular action potential, and decreases automaticity. Quinidine also blocks muscarinic and alpha-adrenergic neurotransmission.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quinidine in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quinidine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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