mepacrine
mepacrine mepacrine n. Quinacrine, a drug once used to treat malaria; {Atabrine} is a trademark.

Syn: quinacrine, Atabrine. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • mépacrine — [mepakʀin] n. f. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; orig. inconnue. ❖ ♦ Médicament dérivé de l acridine, prescrit dans le paludisme …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mepacrine — (= quinacrine) Prophylactic antimalarial drug …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • mepacrine — mep·a·crine mep ə .krēn, krən n chiefly Brit QUINACRINE * * * n. a drug used to treat various infestations, particularly giardiasis. It is administered by mouth. Digestive upsets and headache may occur and the skin often turns yellow …   Medical dictionary

  • mepacrine — mep·a·crine …   English syllables

  • mepacrine — n. a drug sometimes used to treat giardiasis and lupus erythematosus. It is administered by mouth. Digestive upsets and headache may occur and the skin often turns yellow …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • mepacrine — /ˈmɛpəkrin/ (say mepuhkreen) noun a substance used in the treatment of malaria and of infestations with worms, such as tapeworms. {me(thyl) + pa(ludism) + (a)cr(id)ine} …   Australian English dictionary

  • mepacrine —   n. synthetic anti malarial drug formerly called atebrin …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • mepacrine — n. Brit. quinacrine. Etymology: methyl + paludism (malaria) + acrid ine …   Useful english dictionary

  • mepacrine hydrochloride — SYN: quinacrine hydrochloride. * * * mep·a·crine hy·dro·chlo·ride (mepґə krēn) quinacrine hydrochloride …   Medical dictionary

  • Мепакрин (Mepacrine) — лекарственное вещество; применяется для лечения различных инвазий, особенно при гиардиозе и тениозе; ранее широко использовалось для лечения малярии, однако в настоящее время заменено более безопасными лекарственными веществами. Назначается… …   Медицинские термины

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