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quinacrine hydrochloride in Medicine

quinacrine hydrochloride

(kwĭnə-krēn′, -krĭn)
n.
  1. The dihydrochloride form of an acridine derivative used as an antimalarial, an anthelmintic, and especially as a stain for Y chromatin in fluorescent microscopy.
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