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noun hy·droxy·chlor·o·quine \-ˈklōr-ə-ˌkwēn, -kwin\

Medical Definition of hydroxychloroquine

  1. :  a drug derived from quinoline that is administered orally in the form of its sulfate C18H26ClN3O·H2SO4 to treat malaria, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus erythematosus—see plaquenil

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