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chrysarobin

[kris-uh-roh-bin] /ˌkrɪs əˈroʊ bɪn/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a mixture of compounds obtained from Goa powder, used in the treatment of psoriasis and other skin conditions.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; chrys- + (ar)arob(a) + -in2
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British Dictionary definitions for chrysarobin

chrysarobin

/ˌkrɪsəˈrəʊbɪn/
noun
1.
a tasteless odourless powder containing anthraquinone derivatives of araroba, formerly used medicinally to treat chronic skin conditions
Word Origin
C20: from chryso- (referring to its golden colour) + araroba + -in
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