Alkaloid vs Febrifugine - What's the difference?

alkaloid | febrifugine |


As nouns the difference between alkaloid and febrifugine

is that alkaloid is any of many organic heterocyclic bases, that occur in nature and often have medicinal properties while febrifugine is a quinazolinone alkaloid with antimalarial properties.

As an adjective alkaloid

is relating to, resembling, or containing alkali.

alkaloid

Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any of many organic heterocyclic bases, that occur in nature and often have medicinal properties.
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    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Relating to, resembling, or containing alkali.
  • (Webster 1913) ----

    febrifugine

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia febrifugine)
  • (organic compound) A quinazolinone alkaloid with antimalarial properties.