zinc oxide


zinc oxide

noun

Definition of ZINC OXIDE

:  an infusible white solid ZnO used especially as a pigment, in compounding rubber, and in pharmaceutical and cosmetic preparations (as ointments and sunblocks)

First Known Use of ZINC OXIDE

1849

zinc oxide

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ZINC OXIDE

: a white solid ZnO used in pharmaceutical and cosmetic preparations (as ointments and powders)

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