chloroquine

noun chlo·ro·quine \ ˈklȯr-ə-ˌkwēn \

Definition of chloroquine

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

Origin and Etymology of chloroquine

chlor- + quinoline


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chloroquine

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

medical Definition of chloroquine

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

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