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barrier cream

A topical compound for limiting or preventing contact with irritants such as allergens, parasites, or toxins.


an obstruction; a partition between two fluid compartments in the body.

blood-air barrier
alveolocapillary membrane.
blood-aqueous barrier
the physiological mechanism that prevents exchange of materials between the chambers of the eye and the blood.
blood-brain barrier (BBB)
the barrier separating the blood from the brain parenchyma. See also blood-brain barrier.
blood-CSF barrier
differs from the blood-brain barrier anatomically, in that it consists of the epithelium of the choroid plexuses, but has similar permeabilities.
blood-gas barrier
alveolocapillary membrane.
barrier-retina barrier
endothelium of the retinal capillaries and cells of the retinal pigment epithelium form a nonfenestrated barrier between choroidal tissue fluid and retinal tissue fluid.
blood-synovial barrier
suggested by the presence of plasma proteins of small molecular size and catabolic products of articular cartilage in synovial fluid.
blood-testis barrier
a barrier separating the blood from the seminiferous tubules, consisting of special junctional complexes between adjacent Sertoli cells near the base of the seminiferous epithelium. It provides an extravascular environment which is also adluminal and permits selective nourishment of spermatozoa.
barrier boot
a rubber boot worn by horses to protect the hoof against trauma.
barrier cream
a nonwettable cream used on the skin of the hands and arms to protect against staining and odor absorption when handling offensive materials, e.g. delivery of an emphysematous fetus.
gastric mucosal barrier
the poorly defined mechanism that prevents back diffusion of hydrochloric acid from the stomach into the tissues of the stomach wall.
skin barrier
the protective properties of skin and its relative impenetrability by noxious substances as well as medicaments; usually considered a function of keratinized epithelial cells aided by surface lipids.
barrier teat dip
material which leaves a physical protective coat on the teat between milkings, used mostly to protect against infection for long periods, e.g. during the dry period. Most contain acrylic, latex or collodion.
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The preparatory notes on the salon's website advise you not to moisturise the day before, so I applied barrier cream to my elbows, fingers and toes to prevent dark staining.
The fragrance is truly original and in particular the Baby Feel barrier cream 100mls is a wonderful non greasy cream that soothes, calms and protects your babies delicate skin.
According to the experts at The Saddle Shop in Gateshead, you can protect your horse's skin from the inside and out, by using a feed supplement designed to maintain and protect healthy skin in wet and muddy conditions, and a water-proofing, anti-fungal barrier cream to assist the horses' natural defences against mud and water - or keep him covered from the mud with a pair of close contact turnout chops.
Brian Bennett, aged 65, will launch the barrier cream amid a fanfare of publicity at Nuneaton's Asda store, in Newtown Road, in a week's time.
Wear rubber gloves for any job that involves submerging your hands in water, and a good barrier cream is essential at all times.
Request of Proposa for Procurement Of Various Cleaning Materials Talcum Powder, Cleaning Powder/Vim, Odonil (Air Freshner), Cloth Application, Cleaning Powder, Barrier Cream
Use a barrier cream such as Sudocrem or any antifungal and steroid creams from your doctor will treat when it is severe.
A couple of times a week theyre leaving free issue French letters and barrier cream on our beds.
I have patented the application concept for the barrier cream and we have three products: Protect Plus, a barrier cream prior to entering the water; then Aquaress, a shower gel once you're out the pool; and Restore Plus, a conditioning cream which is a moisturiser, not just for people who have a reaction to chemicals in the water but also to prevent a reaction for people who are regularly in the water.
CLINICAL trials are set to begin on a barrier cream developed by a Nuneaton truck driver which could combat the hospital superbug MRSA
Volk Protective Products introduces a line of skin care products that includes antibacterial soaps, instant hand sanitizers, lotions, and a barrier cream.