atabrine

noun
at·​a·​brine | \ ˈa-tə-brən How to pronounce atabrine (audio) \

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But when the chief’s son fell ill with malaria, Cobb used atabrine, a modern medicine, to heal him. Michael Lapointe, The Atlantic, "The Twisted Tale of the World’s Largest Pearl," 11 May 2018

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First Known Use of atabrine

1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for atabrine

from Atabrine, a trademark

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Atabrine

noun
Ata·​brine | \ ˈat-ə-brən How to pronounce Atabrine (audio) \

Medical Definition of Atabrine

: a preparation of quinacrine formerly a United States registered trademark

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