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Preferred Term:

ointments

Definition:
Semisolid preparations used topically for protective emollient effects or as a vehicle for local administration of medications. Ointment bases are various mixtures of fats, waxes, animal and plant oils and solid and liquid hydrocarbons.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Core
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • unguents
  • skin ointment
  • ointment
  • salves
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/34643
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2020-07-27