noun Etymology: chlor- + quinoline Date: 1946 an antimalarial drug C18H26ClN3 administered in the form of its bitter crystalline diphosphate

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  • Chloroquine — Systematic (IUPAC) name N (7 chloroquinolin 4 yl) N,N diethyl pentane 1,4 diamine Clinical data Trade names …   Wikipedia

  • Chloroquine — Général Nom IUPAC N (7 chloroquinolin 4 yl) N,N diethyl pentane 1,4 diamine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • chloroquine — [ klɔrɔkin ] n. f. • 1953; en angl. 1946; de chloro et quin(oléine) ♦ Méd. Médicament synthétique employé dans le traitement du paludisme et de certaines arthrites. Syn. (déposé) NIVAQUINEn. f. ● chloroquine nom féminin Dérivé chloré de la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • chloroquine — [klôr′ə kwin] n. [< CHLORO + QUIN(OLIN)E] a synthetic drug, C18H26ClN3, used in treating malaria, certain kinds of arthritis, etc …   English World dictionary

  • chloroquine — /klawr euh kwin, kween , klohr /, n. Pharm. a synthetic substance, C18H26ClN3, used chiefly to control malaria attacks. [1945 50; CHLORO 2 + QUIN(OLIN)E] * * * ▪ drug       synthetic drug used in the treatment of malaria. Chloroquine, introduced… …   Universalium

  • chloroquine — Antimalarial drug that has the interesting property of increasing the pH within the lysosomewhen added to intact cells in culture …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • chloroquine — noun A 4 aminoquinoline drug used to treat and prevent malaria, having the chemical formula CHClN …   Wiktionary

  • chloroquine — An antimalarial agent used for the treatment and suppression of Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, and P. falciparum; available as the phosphate and sulfate. It does not produce a radical cure because it has no effect on the exoerythrocytic stages; c …   Medical dictionary

  • chloroquine — [ klɔ:rə(ʊ)kwi:n, klɒ ] noun Medicine a synthetic drug related to quinoline, chiefly used against malaria …   English new terms dictionary

  • chloroquine — chlo·ro·quine …   English syllables

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