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emollient

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

A substance that soothes and softens the skin or mucosa. It may be used as a base for more active drugs.

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emollient

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 56 words.

n. an agent that soothes and softens the skin. Emollients are fats and oils, such as lanolin and liquid paraffin;

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emollient <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 50 words.

an agent that soothes and softens the skin, such as lanolin or liquid paraffin. Emollients are used alone as moisturizers

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emollient <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 50 words.

an agent that soothes and softens the skin, such as lanolin or liquid paraffin. Emollients are used alone as moisturizers

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emollient <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 50 words.

an agent that soothes and softens the skin, such as lanolin or liquid paraffin. Emollients are used alone as moisturizers

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emollient <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 56 words.

an agent that soothes and softens the skin. Emollients are fats and oils, such as lanolin and liquid paraffin; they

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emollient

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

A substance that soothes and softens the skin or mucosa. It may be used as a base for more active drugs.

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emollient

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 905 words.

abeyant, mayn't • ambient, circumambient • gradient, irradiant, radiant • expedient, ingredient, mediant, obedient •

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emollient

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 905 words.

abeyant, mayn't • ambient, circumambient • gradient, irradiant, radiant • expedient, ingredient, mediant, obedient •

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emollient

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 17 words.

softening. XVII. f. prp. stem of L. ēmollīre, f. E- + mollis soft; see MOLLIFY, -ENT.

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emollient

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 3 words.

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