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proguanil Line breaks: pro|gua¦nil
Pronunciation: /prəʊˈɡwɑːnɪl/

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[mass noun] Medicine
A bitter-tasting synthetic compound derived from biguanide, used in the prevention and treatment of malaria.


1940s: from pro(pyl) + (bi)guan(ide) (a crystalline base) + -il.

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