mefloquine

noun
mef·​lo·​quine | \ ˈmef-lə-ˌkwīn How to pronounce mefloquine (audio) \

Definition of mefloquine

: an antimalarial drug C17H16F6N2O similar to quinine that is administered in the form of its hydrochloride

First Known Use of mefloquine

1974, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mefloquine

meth- + fluor- + quinoline

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The first known use of mefloquine was in 1974

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mefloquine

noun
mef·​lo·​quine | \ ˈmef-lə-ˌkwīn How to pronounce mefloquine (audio) \

Medical Definition of mefloquine

: an antimalarial drug related to quinine that is administered in the form of its hydrochloride C17H16F6N2O·HCl

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