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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria.

Usage examples (22)
  • But population controllers have sterilized many Third-World women with quinacrine, which is controversial even among population controllers.
  • Metronidazole is often used, but quinacrine is cheaper.
  • Chemical sterilization of women by "permanent scarring" with the quinacrine drug
  • (Half an hour before giving quinacrine, give an antihistamine like promethazine to help prevent vomiting.) for more
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