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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.
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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)
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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) .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012