SYN: ophthalmic ointment. [Mod. L., fr. L. oculus, eye]

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oc·u·len·tum (ok″u-lenґtəm) pl. oculenґta [L. oculus eye] an eye ointment.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Ointment — A medication preparation that is applied topically (onto the skin). An ointment has an oil base whereas a cream is water soluble. (The word ointment comes from the Latin ungere meaning anoint with oil). * * * A semisolid preparation usually… …   Medical dictionary

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