Definition of qinghaosu in English:


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

Entry from US English dictionary


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


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

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