chrysarobin


chrys·a·ro·bin

noun \ˌkri-sə-ˈrō-bən\

Definition of CHRYSAROBIN

:  a powder derived from the wood of a tropical tree used to treat skin diseases

Origin of CHRYSAROBIN

chrys- + araroba, powder found in the wood of a Brazilian tree (Andira araroba) + 1-in
First Known Use: 1887

chrys·a·ro·bin

noun \ˌkris-ə-ˈrō-bən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHRYSAROBIN

: a brownish to orange-yellow powder obtained especially from Goa powder and used to treat skin diseases (as psoriasis)

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