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an·ti·ma·lar·i·al

 (ăn′tē-mə-lâr′ē-əl, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Preventing or treating malaria.
n.
A drug used to prevent or treat malaria.

antimalarial

(ˌæntɪməˈlɛərɪəl)
adj
(Medicine) effective in the treatment of malaria
n
(Pharmacology) an antimalarial drug or agent
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antimalarial - a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malariaantimalarial - a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria
antiprotozoal, antiprotozoal drug - a medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa
chloroquine - an antimalarial drug used to treat malaria and amebic dysentery and systemic lupus erythematosus
Larium, mefloquine, mefloquine hydrochloride, Mephaquine - an antimalarial drug (trade name Larium and Mephaquine) that is effective in cases that do not respond to chloroquine; said to produce harmful neuropsychiatric effects on some people
primaquine - synthetic antimalarial drug
Atabrine, mepacrine, quinacrine, quinacrine hydrochloride - a drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria
quinine - a bitter alkaloid extracted from chinchona bark; used in malaria therapy
Translations
antipaludéenantipaludique

antimalarial

[ˌæntɪməˈlɛərɪəl] ADJantipalúdico

antimalarial

adj antipalúdico, contra la malaria or el paludismo; n antipalúdico, medicamento para la malaria
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