\ˈatəksˌɪl], \ˈatəksˌɪl], \ˈa_t_ə_k_s_ˌɪ_l]\
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By DataStellar Co., Ltd
Trade name of a sodium salt of arsenic acid in which one hydroxyl group has been replaced by aniline; a white crystalline powder, employed in the treatment of syphilis, malaria, and trypanosomiasis in doses of gr. 1/2-3 (0.03-0.2), or gr. 6 (0.4) by hypodermic injection every second day. It is called also arsamine.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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- The malarial gametocyte or any similar form in other protozoa. threadlike body, cast off from male element of malarial parasite, which fertilizes the female element.