chrysarobin

noun chrys·a·ro·bin \ ˌkri-sə-ˈrō-bən \

Definition of chrysarobin

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

Origin and Etymology of chrysarobin

chrys- + araroba, powder found in the wood of a Brazilian tree (Andira araroba) + 1-in


Medical Dictionary

chrysarobin

noun chrys·a·ro·bin \ ˌkris-ə-ˈrō-bən \

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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