zinc oxide ointment

noun

Medical Definition of zinc oxide ointment

: an ointment that contains about 20 percent zinc oxide and is used in treating skin disorders

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“Zinc oxide ointment.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/zinc%20oxide%20ointment. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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