primaquine


primaquine
pri·ma·quine

English syllables. 2014.

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  • Primaquine — Systematic (IUPAC) name (RS) N (6 methoxyquinolin 8 yl)pentane 1,4 diamine Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com …   Wikipedia

  • primaquine — ☆ primaquine [prī′mə kwēn΄ ] n. [< L primus, first (see PRIME) + QU(IN)INE] a synthetic chemical compound, C15H21N3O, used as a cure for malaria …   English World dictionary

  • primaquine — /pruy meuh kween /, n. Pharm. a viscous liquid, C15H21N3O, used in the treatment of malaria. [1945 50; < NL prima PRIME + QUIN(OLIN)E] * * * ▪ drug       synthetic drug used in the treatment of malaria, an infection caused by the protozoan… …   Universalium

  • primaquine — An 8 aminoquinoline drug used to treat malaria. Affects the mitochondria of the exo erythrocytic stages (see Plasmodium), but the mechanism is not understood. The most effective drug at preventing spread of all four species of human malaria …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • primaquine — noun A medication used in the treatment of malaria and Pneumocystis pneumonia …   Wiktionary

  • primaquine — pri·ma·quine prī mə .kwēn, prim ə , kwin n an antimalarial drug used in the form of its diphosphate C15H21N3O·2H3PO4 * * * n. a drug used in the treatment of malaria. It is administered by mouth, usually in combination with other antimalarial… …   Medical dictionary

  • primaquine — n. medication for treating malaria …   English contemporary dictionary

  • primaquine — n. a drug used in the treatment of malaria. It is administered by mouth after treatment with chloroquine. High doses may cause blood disorders (such as methaemoglobinaemia or haemolytic anaemia) and digestive upsets …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • primaquine — pri•ma•quine [[t]ˈpraɪ məˌkwin[/t]] n. pha a viscous liquid, C15H21N3O, used in the treatment of malaria • Etymology: 1945–50; < NL prīma prime+quin (olin) e …   From formal English to slang

  • primaquine — noun synthetic antimalarial drug • Hypernyms: ↑antimalarial, ↑antimalarial drug …   Useful english dictionary


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