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qinghaosu

Syllabification: qing·hao·su
Pronunciation: /ˌCHiNGhouˈso͞o/

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Definition of qinghaosu in English:

noun

A terpene-based anti-malarial substance used in Chinese medicine.
  • The drug is obtained from Artemisia annua, family Compositae

Origin

1970s: from Chinese qīnghāosù, from qīnghāo, denoting a medicinal plant of the genus Artemisia.

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