kairine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Greek kairos ("the right time").

Noun[edit]

kairine (plural kairines)

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

References[edit]

  • Medical Record, by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress), June 5 1886, page 647.[1]