antimalarial

antimalarial
• antimalarický

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  • antimalarial — [an΄tīmə ler′ē əl, an΄tēmə ler′ē əl, an΄timə ler′ē əl] adj. preventing or relieving malaria n. an antimalarial drug * * * an·ti·ma·lar·i·al (ăn tē mə lârʹē əl, ăn tī ) adj. Preventing or relieving the symptoms of malaria. n. A drug used to treat… …   Universalium

  • antimalarial — [an΄tīmə ler′ē əl, an΄tēmə ler′ē əl, an΄timə ler′ē əl] adj. preventing or relieving malaria n. an antimalarial drug …   English World dictionary

  • Antimalarial — An ti*ma*la ri*al ([a^]n t[i^]*m[.a]*l[=a] r[i^]*al), a. Good against malaria. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Antimalarial — A drug directed against malaria. The original antimalarial agent was quinine which took its name from the Peruvian Indian word kina meaning bark of the tree. A large and complex molecule, quinine is the most important alkaloid found in cinchona… …   Medical dictionary

  • antimalarial — noun a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria • Syn: ↑antimalarial drug • Hypernyms: ↑antiprotozoal, ↑antiprotozoal drug • Hyponyms: ↑chloroquine, ↑mefloquine, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • antimalarial — adjective Date: 1884 serving to prevent, control, or cure malaria • antimalarial noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • antimalarial — adjective used to prevent malaria. noun an antimalarial drug …   English new terms dictionary

  • antimalarial — /ˌæntiməˈlɛəriəl/ (say .anteemuh lairreeuhl) adjective 1. preventive of or efficacious against malaria. –noun 2. an antimalarial agent …  

  • Antimalarial drug — Antimalarial drugs are designed to prevent or cure malaria. Some antimalarial agents, particularly chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, are also used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and lupus associated arthritis. There are many of these… …   Wikipedia

  • antimalarial drug — noun a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria • Syn: ↑antimalarial • Hypernyms: ↑antiprotozoal, ↑antiprotozoal drug • Hyponyms: ↑chloroquine, ↑mefloquine, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • antimalarial — 1. noun agent that prevents or counteracts malaria 2. adjective preventing or counteracting malaria …   Wiktionary

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