Mefloquine meaning

mĕflə-kwīn, -kwēn
A drug, C17 H17 ClF6 N2 O, used mainly for the treatment and prevention of chloroquine-resistant malaria.
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A drug, C17 H16 F6 N2 O, used in its hydrochloride form for the treatment and prevention of chloroquine-resistant malaria.
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An antimalarial drug with the chemical formula C17H16F6N2O, used for the prevention and treatment of malaria.
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Origin of mefloquine

  • me(thyl) fl(uoro)– (chlor)oquine

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition