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rosin

 [roz´in]
the solid resin obtained from species of pines, used in preparation of ointments and plasters, but potentially a cause of contact allergy.

ros·in

(roz'in),
The solid resin obtained after steam distillation of crude balsam from Pinus palustris and from other species of Pinus (family Pinaceae); used in plasters to make them adhere and in ointments to make them locally stimulating.
Synonym(s): colophony, resin (2)

rosin

/ro·sin/ (roz´in) a solid resin obtained from species of Pinus; it is used in preparation of ointments and plasters and in many products such as chewing gum, polishes, and varnishes, but is a common cause of contact allergy.

rosin

[roz′in]
a solid oleo resin produced by steam distillation of balsam from various species of pine trees. After extraction of turpentine in the process, the rosin remains as an amber mass. It is used in plasters and ointments.

ros·in

(roz'in)
The solid resin obtained after steam distillation of crude balsam from species of Pinus; used in plasters to render them adhesive and also in ointments to render them locally stimulating.
Synonym(s): resin (2) .

rosin

the solid resin obtained from species of Pinus, a genus of trees; used in preparation of ointments and plasters.
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