Meaning of hydroxychloroquine in English:

hydroxychloroquine

Pronunciation /hʌɪˌdrɒksɪˈklɔːrəkwɪn/ /hʌɪˌdrɒksɪˈklɒrəkwɪn/

noun

mass nounMedicine
  • A drug developed for the treatment of malaria and used in the treatment of certain autoimmune disorders, especially rheumatoid arthritis and connective tissue diseases.

Origin

1950s from hydroxy- + chloroquine.