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
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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