Definitions for quinacrineˈkwɪn əˌkrin

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quin•a•crineˈkwɪn əˌkrin(n.)

  1. an alkaloid, C23H30ClN3O, used in the treatment of malaria.

    Category: Pharmacology

Origin of quinacrine:

1930–35; quin (ine ) +acr (id ) + -ine2

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quinacrine, quinacrine hydrochloride, mepacrine, Atabrine(noun)

    a drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria

Wiktionary

  1. quinacrine(Noun)

    [[Category:en:Drugs]] A drug with various applications, including as an antimalarial, having the chemical formula CHClNO

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Quinacrine

    An acridine derivative formerly widely used as an antimalarial but superseded by chloroquine in recent years. It has also been used as an anthelmintic and in the treatment of giardiasis and malignant effusions. It is used in cell biological experiments as an inhibitor of phospholipase A2.

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