Definition of Atebrin in English:

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Atebrin

Pronunciation: /ˈatɪbrɪn/
(US Atabrine)

noun

Trademark for quinacrine.
Example sentences
  • Today, both chloroquine and Atabrine are used to prevent malaria.
  • Some of the men were saving their tablets and then sold or bartered them to the locals, because for them Atebrin tablets were difficult to obtain.
  • In the early '30s Atabrine was introduced in the United States as a Winthrop product.

Origin

1930s: of unknown origin.

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