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calamine

 [kal´ah-mīn]
a preparation of zinc oxide and the coloring agent ferric oxide, used topically as a skin protectant and astringent. See also calamine lotion.

cal·a·mine

(kal'ă-mīn),
Zinc oxide with a small amount of ferric oxide or basic zinc carbonate colored with ferric oxide; used in dusting powders, lotions, and ointments, as a mild astringent and protective agent for skin disorders.
[Mediev. L. calamina, fr. L. cadmia, fr. G. kadmia, Theban (earth), fr. Kadmos, founder of Thebes]

calamine

(kăl′ə-mīn′, -mĭn)
n.
1. See hemimorphite.
2. A pink, odorless, tasteless powder of zinc oxide with a small amount of ferric oxide, dissolved in mineral oils and used in skin lotions.
3. An alloy composed of lead, tin, and zinc.

cal·a·mine

(kal'ă-mīn)
Zinc oxide with a small amount of ferric oxide or basic zinc carbonate colored with ferric oxide; used for skin disorders.
[Mediev. L. calamina, fr. L. cadmia, fr. G. kadmia, Theban (earth), fr. Kadmos, founder of Thebes]

calamine

Zinc carbonate, zinc silicate or zinc oxide. Calamine is widely used as a bland, mildly astringent, skin lotion. A little phenol (carbolic acid) is often added for its itch-relieving properties. Calamine lotion is on the WHO official list. A brand name for a skin preparation containing calamine is Hydrocal.
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