Sentences with 'quinine'

Example sentences and phrases with the word quinine and other words derived from it.

« Others made important medical discoveries, as when the Countess of Chinchón (wife of the Spanish governor of Peru in the early 17th century) discovered that quinine was effective in treating malaria. »
« In 1841, British expeditions discovered that daily doses of quinine, a drug derived from a South American plant, served as an effective preventive measure against malaria. Thus, as malaria had been the most dangerous tropical disease, Europeans were able to survive in the interior of Africa at much higher rates after the breakthrough of quinine. »
« Ethnobotanists mention, to illustrate the possibilities of their speciality, the origins of drugs such as quinine, which is taken by malaria patients, and curare, which is used in surgery as a muscle relaxant. »

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