Medical Term: 5 Chloro 7 iodo 8 quinolinol defined

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What is 5 Chloro 7 iodo 8 quinolinol?

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Term Definition: A potentially neurotoxic 8-hydroxyquinoline derivative long used as a topical anti-infective, intestinal antiamebic, and vaginal trichomonacide. The oral preparation has been shown to cause subacute myelo-optic neuropathy and has been banned worldwide.

 

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