[ US /ˈɪntʃɔn/ ]
  1. a battle in the Korean War (1950); United States forces landed at Inchon
  2. a port city in western South Korea on the Yellow Sea
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How To Use Inchon In A Sentence

  • In 1735, Joseph de Jussieu, a French botanist, collected detailed information about the cinchona trees.
  • Powdered bark from the cinchona tree, found only on the eastern slopes of the Peruvian Andes, contained alkaloids that checked malaria. Malarial mosquitoes helped defeat British in battle that ended Revolutionary War
  • When cinchonine is treated with potassium hydrate, it is decomposed into quinoline and a solid body, which on further treatment yields a liquid base, Scientific American Supplement, No. 415, December 15, 1883
  • We find among rubiaceous plants, besides the cinchonas and exostemas, the Coutarea speciosa or Cayenne bark, the Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America
  • Evidence of cinchonism, such as tinnitus, may occur occasionally in patients receiving 260-520 mg of quinine sulfate daily.
  • Thanks to Inchon, MacArthur, a general who always put himself above the normal chain of command, was at the pinnacle of his success.
  • Historically, the most popular digestives, or digestifs, have been alcoholic bitters, which usually include angostura bark, cinchona bark (Cinchona spp.), bitter gentian root and/or quassia chips as the principal components.
  • Anyway, this is a short (190 page) but glossy book on seven plants and their impact on human history, especially colonialism: tobacco, sugar cane, cotton, tea, the opium poppy, chinchona (the source of quinine) and rubber. Linkspam for 12-10-2009
  • The cinchona tree was, in effect, the key to all the other riches of the New World, because without it Europeans could not survive the debilitating fevers that seemed to strike everyone who ventured into the Americas.
  • The cinchona tree is native to the eastern slopes of the Andes Mountains in South America.
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