quinacrine hydrochloride[kwin′ə krēn′]
quinacrine hydrochloride definition by Webster's New World
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Origin: quin(ine) plush acr(id)ine
quinacrine hydrochloride definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A bright yellow, bitter, crystalline compound, C23H32Cl3N3O·2H2O, used primarily to treat malaria.
Origin: quin- + acr(id)ine.
quinacrine hydrochloride - Medical Definition
The dihydrochloride form of an acridine derivative used as an antimalarial, an anthelmintic, and especially as a stain for Y chromatin in fluorescent microscopy.