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chloroquine

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noun chlo·ro·quine \ˈklȯr-ə-ˌkwēn\

Definition of chloroquine

  1. :  an antimalarial drug C18H26ClN3 administered in the form of its bitter crystalline diphosphate



Origin and Etymology of chloroquine

chlor- + quinoline


First Known Use: 1946


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chloroquine

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

Medical Definition of chloroquine

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




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