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quinacrine

noun quin·a·crine \ˈkwi-nə-ˌkrēn\

Definition of QUINACRINE

:  an antimalarial drug derived from acridine and used especially in the form of its dihydrochloride C23H30ClN3O·2HCl·2H2O

Origin of QUINACRINE

quinine + acridine
First Known Use: circa 1934

quinacrine

noun quin·a·crine \ˈkwin-ə-ˌkrēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of QUINACRINE

:  an antimalarial drug derived from acridine and used especially in the form of its dihydrochloride C23H30ClN3O·2HCl·2H2O—called also mepacrine; see atabrine

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