|quilt suture pattern|
see halsted suture pattern.
an antimalarial, antiprotozoal and anthelmintic used especially for suppressive therapy of malaria in humans and also in the treatment of giardiasis in dogs. Called also mepacrine.
used as a fish anesthetic agent.
a drug used in the treatment of trypanosomiasis. A toxic reaction can occur within 2 hours after the administration of a therapeutic dose to cattle; signs include salivation, tremor, dyspnea, incoordination, tachycardia.
see cydonia oblonga.
a long-acting estrogen.
the dextrorotatory isomer of quinine, used in treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. Several salts are used, including the gluconate, sulfate and bisulfate.
an alkaloid from Cinchona spp. plants of South America used in some forms of malaria in humans. Quinine also has analgesic, antipyretic, mild oxytocic, cardiac depressant, and sclerosing properties, and it decreases the excitability of the motor end-plate. It may be the cause of an immune-mediated hemolytic anemia.
q. tree see alstonia constricta.
cinchonism; poisoning from cinchona bark or its alkaloids. See also alstonia constricta.