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an ointment base consisting of 25% each of white petrolatum and stearyl alcohol, 12% propyl glycol emulsified in 37% water by 1% of lauryl sulfate; preserved with paraben. Suitable for the incorporation of numerous drugs intended for local application; a washable ointment base.
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An oil-in-water emulsion in the form of a standardized ointment preparation used topically as an emollient.
See also: ointment
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