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primaquine

[prahy-muh-kween] /ˈpraɪ məˌkwin/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a viscous liquid, C 1 5 H 2 1 N 3 O, used in the treatment of malaria.
Origin of primaquine
1945-1950
1945-50; < New Latin prīma prime + quin(olin)e
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primaquine

/ˈpraɪməˌkwiːn/
noun
1.
a synthetic drug used in the treatment of malaria. Formula: C15H21N3O
Word Origin
C20: from prima-, from Latin prīmus first + quin(olin)e
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