quinacrine hydrochloride

[ kwĭnə-krēn′, -krĭn ]

n.

The dihydrochloride form of an acridine derivative used as an antimalarial, an anthelmintic, and especially as a stain for Y chromatin in fluorescent microscopy.

Nearby words

  1. quim,
  2. quimper,
  3. quin,
  4. quin-,
  5. quinacrine,
  6. quinalizarin,
  7. quinarius,
  8. quinary,
  9. quinate,
  10. quinazoline


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