zinc ointment

  1. an ointment composed of mineral oil and zinc oxide, used in medicine in the treatment of skin conditions.

Origin of zinc ointment

First recorded in 1835–45

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British Dictionary definitions for zinc ointment

zinc ointment

  1. a medicinal ointment consisting of zinc oxide, petrolatum, and paraffin, used to treat certain skin diseases

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