primaquine

noun
pri·​ma·​quine | \ ˈprī-mə-ˌkwēn How to pronounce primaquine (audio) , ˈprim-ə- How to pronounce primaquine (audio) , -kwin \

Medical Definition of primaquine

: an antimalarial drug used in the form of its diphosphate C15H21N3O·2H3PO4

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“Primaquine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/primaquine. Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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