[klawr-uh-kwin, -kween, klohr-]
- a synthetic substance, C18H26ClN3, used chiefly to control malaria attacks.
Origin of chloroquine
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- a synthetic drug administered orally to treat malaria. Formula: C 18 H 26 ClN 3
C20: from chloro- + quin (oline)