totaquine

noun
to·​ta·​quine | \ ˈtōt-ə-ˌkwēn How to pronounce totaquine (audio) \
variants: also totaquina \ ˌtōt-​ə-​ˈkē-​nə How to pronounce totaquina (audio) \

Medical Definition of totaquine

: an antimalarial drug that is obtained as a yellowish brown powder by extraction of cinchona bark and that contains quinine and other alkaloids but is less effective than quinine

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“Totaquine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/totaquina. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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