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mepacrine

/ (ˈmɛpəkrɪn) /
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noun
British a drug, mepacrine dihydrochloride, one of the first synthetic substitutes for quinine, formerly widely used to treat malaria but now largely replaced by chloroquine. Formula: C 23 H 30 ClN 3 O.2HCl.2H 2 OUS name: quinacrine
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Word Origin for mepacrine

C20: from me (thyl) + pa (ludism + a) cr (id) ine
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