Definition of Dithranol

1. Noun. (organic compound) A hydroxyanthrone anthracene derivative used as a medicine for skin affected by psoriasis. ¹



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Medical Definition of Dithranol

1. An anti-inflammatory anthracene derivative used for the treatment of dermatoses, especially psoriasis. It may cause folliculitis. Pharmacological action: anti-inflammatory agent, topical. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dithranol

dithionate
dithionates
dithionic
dithionic acid
dithionite
dithionites
dithionitrobenzoic acid
dithionous acid
dithiophosphate
dithiophosphates
dithiopyr
dithiothreitol
dithiothreitol tetraacetate S-acetyl esterase
dithiothreitols
dithizone
dithranol (current term)
dithyramb
dithyrambic
dithyrambically
dithyrambics
dithyrambs
dithyrambus
diting
ditiocarb
dition
ditionary
dititanium
ditokous
ditolyl
ditolyls

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