zinc ointment


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zinc ointment

n.
A salve consisting of about 20 percent zinc oxide with beeswax or paraffin and petrolatum, used in the treatment of skin disorders. Also called zinc oxide ointment.
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zinc ointment

n
(Pharmacology) a medicinal ointment consisting of zinc oxide, petrolatum, and paraffin, used to treat certain skin diseases
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zinc′ oint′ment


n.
an ointment composed of mineral oil and zinc oxide, used as a sunblock and to treat skin conditions.
[1835–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zinc ointment - an ointment containing zinc that is used to treat certain skin diseaseszinc ointment - an ointment containing zinc that is used to treat certain skin diseases
ointment, salve, unguent, balm, unction - semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
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Translations

zinc ointment

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zinc ointment

n. pomada de zinc.
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In the muddy vicinity was a clear impression of a boot heel, an Army bandage which had been used to treat a thumb wound which was stained with zinc ointment, as well as a chocolate bar wrapper containing traces of zinc ointment.
Bernard Flooks lists: zambuk for cuts and grazes, Carter's little liver pills, cephos for headaches, zinc ointment for cuts and scratches, caolim poultice for boils and Elliman's Embrocation.
Zinc ointment BP, zinc and castor oil are all recommended (CKS, 2010).