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chloroquine

noun chlo·ro·quine \ˈklr-ə-ˌkwēn\

Definition of CHLOROQUINE

:  an antimalarial drug C18H26ClN3 administered in the form of its bitter crystalline diphosphate
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Origin of CHLOROQUINE

chlor- + quinoline
First Known Use: 1946
Medical Dictionary

chloroquine

noun chlo·ro·quine \ˈklōr-ə-ˌkwēn, ˈklr-\

Medical Definition of CHLOROQUINE

:  an antimalarial drug administered in the form of its diphosphate C18H26ClN3·2H3PO4 or hydrochloride C18H26ClN3·HCl

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