Definición de primaquine en inglés:

primaquine

Saltos de línea: prima|quine
Pronunciación: /ˈprʌɪməkwiːn
 
, ˈpriːmə-/

sustantivo

[mass noun] Medicine
  • A synthetic compound derived from quinoline, used in the treatment of malaria.
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    • Several other drugs have been evaluated, including tetracycline, primaquine, sulfadiazine and pyrimethamine (Fansidar).
    • Fifteen years ago, surveys done by the Ministry of Health found that most people on the island nation carry an enzyme that renders primaquine, a common anti-malarial drug, useless.
    • The authors also discuss the use of primaquine and other 8-aminoquinoline compounds that are being investigated for malarial prophylaxis in resistant areas.

Origen

1940s: apparently from Latin prima (feminine of primus 'first') + quin(olin)e.

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