quinacrine hydrochloride

(redirected from atabrine hydrochloride)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.

quin·a·crine hydrochloride

 (kwĭn′ə-krēn′)
n.
A bright yellow, bitter, crystalline compound, C23H32Cl3N3O·2H2O, used as an antimalarial and antihelminthic drug.

American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quinacrine hydrochloride - a drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malariaquinacrine hydrochloride - a drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria
antimalarial, antimalarial drug - a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria
anthelminthic, anthelmintic, helminthic, vermifuge - a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.