HyperDic: antimalarial

English > 1 sense of the word antimalarial:
NOUNartifactantimalarial, antimalarial druga medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria
English > antimalarial: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria.
Synonymantimalarial drug
NarrowerchloroquineAn antimalarial drug used to treat malaria and amebic dysentery and systemic lupus erythematosus
mefloquine, mefloquine hydrochloride, Larium, MephaquineAn antimalarial drug (trade name Larium and Mephaquine) that is effective in cases that do not respond to chloroquine
primaquinesynthetic antimalarial drug
quinacrine, quinacrine hydrochloride, mepacrine, AtabrineA drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria
quinineA bitter alkaloid extracted from chinchona bark
Broaderantiprotozoal, antiprotozoal drugA medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa

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