methoxsalen

[ me-thok-suh-luh n ]
/ mɛˈθɒk sə lən /

noun Pharmacology.

a potent compound, C12H8O4, derived from the seeds of the plant Ammi majus: used in combination with certain ultraviolet radiation for the treatment of severe psoriasis.

Nearby words

  1. methohexital,
  2. methoprene,
  3. methotrexate,
  4. methought,
  5. methoxide,
  6. methoxy,
  7. methoxy group,
  8. methoxy-,
  9. methoxybenzene,
  10. methoxychlor

Origin of methoxsalen


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