Definitions for unguentˈʌŋ gwənt

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  1. ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve(noun)

    semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation

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  1. unguent(Noun)

    any cream containing medicinal ingredients applied to the skin for therapeutic purposes

  2. Origin: From unguentum, from unguo, from ongw-.

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  1. Unguent(noun)

    a lubricant or salve for sores, burns, or the like; an ointment

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  1. Unguent

    An unguent is a soothing preparation spread on wounds, burns, rashes, abrasions or other topical injuries. It is similar to an ointment, though typically an unguent is less viscous and more oily. It is usually delivered as a semi-solid paste spread on the skin and is often oily to suspend the medication or other active ingredients.

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