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 (such as ointments and sunblocks)

First Known Use of zinc oxide

1849


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zinc oxide

noun

medical Definition of zinc oxide

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

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