from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A drug, C18H26ClN3, used mainly in the treatment and prevention of malaria.
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- n. A 4-aminoquinoline drug used to treat and prevent malaria, having the chemical formula C18H26ClN3
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- n. an antimalarial drug used to treat malaria and amebic dysentery and systemic lupus erythematosus
chloro- + quin(olin)e.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
chloro- + -quine (Wiktionary)