chiniofon

noun

chi·​ni·​o·​fon kə-ˈnī-ə-ˌfän How to pronounce chiniofon (audio)
: a yellow powder composed of a sulfonic acid C9H6INO4S derived from quinoline, the sodium salt of this acid, and sodium bicarbonate and used in the treatment of amebiasis

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“Chiniofon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chiniofon. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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