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Meaning of hydroxychloroquine

hy•drox•y•chlo•ro•quine

Pronunciation: (hī-drok"si-klôr'u-kwēn", -kwin, -klōr'-), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a colorless crystalline solid, CHClNO, used in the treatment of malaria, lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis.
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