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.

zinc ointment

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

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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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
Translations

zinc ointment

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zinc ointment

n. pomada de zinc.
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