atabrine hydrochloride

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  • Atabrine — ☆ Atabrine [at′ə brin΄, at′əbrēn΄ ] [Ger atebrin < ? a(n)t(if)ebrin; see ANTI & FEBRILE & INE3] trademark for quinacrine hydrochloride, C23H30ClN3O·2HCl·2H2O, a synthetic drug used in treating malaria and other diseases …   English World dictionary

  • Atabrine — Ata·brine at ə brən n a preparation of quinacrine formerly a U.S. registered trademark * * * Ata·brine (atґə brēn) trademark for a preparation of quinacrine hydrochloride …   Medical dictionary

  • atabrine — /ˈætəbrən/ (say atuhbruhn) noun an antimalarial substance, C23H30N3OCl, a hydrochloride of mepacrine, with properties similar to plasmoquin. Also, atabrin. {US trademark} …   Australian English dictionary

  • quinacrine hydrochloride — An acridine derivative, used as an antimalarial that destroys the trophozoites of Plasmodium vivax and P. falciparum, but does not affect the gametocytes, sporozoites, or exoerythrocytic stage of parasites; also used as an anthelmintic. As a… …   Medical dictionary

  • quin|a|crine hydrochloride — quin|a|crine hydrochloride, or quin|a|crine «KWIHN uh kreen, krihn», noun. a drug used in the treatment of malaria; Atabrine: »Atabrine is the trade name given this drug by the Germans and has been so commonly used that it is employed here. The… …   Useful english dictionary

  • quinacrine hydrochloride — noun a drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria • Syn: ↑quinacrine, ↑mepacrine, ↑Atabrine • Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Atabrine) …   Useful english dictionary

  • quinacrine hydrochloride — [kwin′ə krēn΄] n. 〚 QUIN(INE) + ACR(ID)INE〛 ATABRINE * * * …   Universalium

  • quinacrine hydrochloride — [kwin′ə krēn΄] n. [ QUIN(INE) + ACR(ID)INE] ATABRINE …   English World dictionary

  • Quinacrine — Systematic (IUPAC) name (RS) N (6 chloro 2 methoxy acridin 9 yl) N, N diethyl pentane 1,4 diamine Clinical data Trade names …   Wikipedia

  • quin|a|crine — hydrochloride, or quin|a|crine «KWIHN uh kreen, krihn», noun. a drug used in the treatment of malaria; Atabrine: »Atabrine is the trade name given this drug by the Germans and has been so commonly used that it is employed here. The official name… …   Useful english dictionary

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