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

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Origin and Etymology of quinacrine

quinine + acridine


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quinacrine

noun quin·a·crine \ ˈkwin-ə-ˌkrēn \

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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