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demulcent

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adjective de·mul·cent \di-ˈməl-sənt\

Medical Definition of demulcent

  1. :  tending to soothe or soften <demulcent expectorants which give a protective coating to the throat—Therapeutic Notes>




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demulcent

noun de·mul·cent

Medical Definition of demulcent

  1. :  a usually mucilaginous or oily substance (as tragacanth) capable of soothing or protecting an abraded mucous membrane




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