quinology


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quin·ol·o·gy

(kwin-ol'ŏ-jē),
The botany, chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutics of cinchona and its alkaloids.
[Sp. quina, cinchona, + G. logos, study]

quinology

An obsolete term for the study of cinchona and its alkaloids; it is not used in the working medical parlance.