anthralin

noun
an·​thra·​lin | \ ˈan(t)-thrə-lən How to pronounce anthralin (audio) \

Medical Definition of anthralin

: a yellowish brown crystalline compound C14H10O3 used in the treatment of skin diseases (as psoriasis)

called also dithranol

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“Anthralin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anthralin. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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