Atabrine
Atabrine Atabrine n. [Trademark.] a drug once used to treat malaria ({C23H30ClN3O}); chemically it is a derivative of the tricyclic structure acridine:

6-chloro-9-[[4-(diethylamino-1-methylbutyl)]amino]-2-methoxyacridine. It also has some anthelmintic activity against cestodes. Atabrine is a trademark.

Syn: quinacrine, mepacrine. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Atabrine — ☆ Atabrine [at′ə brin΄, at′əbrēn΄ ] [Ger atebrin < ? a(n)t(if)ebrin; see ANTI & FEBRILE & INE3] trademark for quinacrine hydrochloride, C23H30ClN3O·2HCl·2H2O, a synthetic drug used in treating malaria and other diseases …   English World dictionary

  • Atabrine — mepacrine mepacrine n. Quinacrine, a drug once used to treat malaria; {Atabrine} is a trademark. Syn: quinacrine, Atabrine. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • atabrine — noun Etymology: from Atabrine, a trademark Date: 1933 quinacrine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Atabrine — var. of ATEBRIN. * * * atabrine var. atebrin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Atabrine — /at euh brin, breen /, Pharm., Trademark. a brand of quinacrine. * * * …   Universalium

  • atabrine — noun A trade name of the drug quinacrine …   Wiktionary

  • Atabrine — Ata·brine at ə brən n a preparation of quinacrine formerly a U.S. registered trademark * * * Ata·brine (atґə brēn) trademark for a preparation of quinacrine hydrochloride …   Medical dictionary

  • Atabrine — At·a·brine …   English syllables

  • Atabrine — At•a•brine [[t]ˈæt ə brɪn, ˌbrin[/t]] Trademark. pha trm a brand of quinacrine …   From formal English to slang

  • atabrine — /ˈætəbrən/ (say atuhbruhn) noun an antimalarial substance, C23H30N3OCl, a hydrochloride of mepacrine, with properties similar to plasmoquin. Also, atabrin. {US trademark} …   Australian English dictionary

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