[ kwin-uh-kreen ]
/ ˈkwɪn əˌkrin /
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an alkaloid, C23H30ClN3O, similar in its properties to pamaquine, used in the treatment of malaria.
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British Dictionary definitions for quinacrine
/ (ˈkwɪnəˌkriːn) /
another name for mepacrine
quinacrine mustard a nitrogen mustard derived from mepacrine and used as a stain for chromosomes
Word Origin for quinacrine
C20: from quin (ine) + acr (id) + -ine ²
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