Tacrine meaning

tăkrēn, -rĭn
A drug, C13 H14 N2 , used in its hydrochloride form to treat memory loss and other cognitive deficits in people with Alzheimer's disease.
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A drug, C13 H14 N2 , used in its hydrochloride form to treat memory loss and other cognitive deficits in people with Alzheimer's disease.
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A parasympathomimetic anticholinesterase, one of the first approved for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
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Origin of tacrine

  • t(etrahydro)- (tetra–) (hydro–) acr(id)ine

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