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artemisinin

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noun ar·te·mis·i·nin \ˌärt-ə-ˈmis-ən-ən\

Medical Definition of artemisinin

  1. :  an antimalarial drug C15H22O5 that is a peroxide derivative of sesquiterpene and is obtained from the leaves of a Chinese artemisia (Artemisia annua) or made synthetically




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