petroxolin

noun

pe·​trox·​o·​lin pə-ˈträk-sə-lən How to pronounce petroxolin (audio)
: a mixture of liquid petrolatum and ammonia soap medicated and perfumed especially for use in ointments

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“Petroxolin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/petroxolin. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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