trioxsalen

trioxsalen
An orally effective pigmenting, photosensitizing agent; used as a tanning agent and in the treatment of vitiligo.

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tri·ox·sa·len .trī-'äk-sə-lən n a synthetic psoralen C14H12O3 that promotes tanning of the skin

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tri·ox·sa·len (tri-okґsə-lən) [USP] a synthetic psoralen used orally in conjunction with exposure to ultraviolet radiation to facilitate repigmentation and increase tolerance to sunlight in vitiligo.

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