- (in prescriptions) ointment.
Origin of unguentum
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It is a modification of the unguentum gyptiacum of old pharmacy.
Unlike the Unguentum Armarium, however, its composition was simple.Psychotherapy
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Unguentum, L. Any soft, fatty substance applied to the skin by inunction.
Ointment of chloride of mercury; Unguentum hydrargyri chloridi, L. Prep.
Unguentum antipsoricum, L. Several excellent formul for itch ointments will be found under the names of their leading ingredients.