Definition of oxamniquine in English:

oxamniquine

noun

Pharmacology
  • An anthelmintic drug given orally for the treatment of intestinal schistosomiasis (Schistosoma mansoni infestation); 1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-2-isopropylaminomethyl-7-nitro-6-quinolyl-methanol, C₁₄H₂₁N₃O₃.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Approved Names. From oxy- + -amni- (perhaps from a rearrangement of letters in amino-) + -quine.

Pronunciation

oxamniquine

/ˌɒkˈsamnɪkwiːn/