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cream

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noun \ˈkrēm\

Medical Definition of cream

  1. 1:  the yellowish part of milk containing from 18 to about 40 percent butterfat

  2. 2:  something having the consistency of cream; especially :  a usually emulsified medicinal or cosmetic preparation

  3. creamy \ˈkrē-mē\play adjective





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