Emollient

Any substance that prevents water loss from the skin. Most natural oils perform this function
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emollient

A substance added to a formulation that gives it softening ability. For example, oils that can soften skin are added as emollients in some skin creams.
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Emollient

A substance that softens or smoothes.
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Emollient

Emollient is a lubricant (cream or lotion) that makes the skin feel softer and more pliable.
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emollient

softens and smoothes the skin
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Emollient

An agent that softens the skin, and soothes inflamed and irritated tissues, when applied locally.
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Emollient

E·mol'lient adjective [ Latin emolliens , -entis , present participle of emollire to soften; e out + mollire to soften, mollis soft: confer French émollient . See Mollify .] Softening; making supple; acting as an emollient. ' Emollient
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Emollient

E·mol'lient noun (Medicine) An external something or soothing application to allay irritation, soreness, etc.
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emollient

<pharmacology> Softening or soothing. ... Synonym: malactic. ... Origin: L. Emolliens = softening ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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emollient

(e-mol´e-әnt) soothing and softening, as an emollient bath given for skin disorders. an agent having this effect on the skin or an irritated internal surface.
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Emollient

• (n.) An external something or soothing application to allay irritation, soreness, etc. • (a.) Softening; making supple; acting as an emollient.
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emollient

any substance that softens the skin by slowing evaporation of water. Sesame, almond, and olive oils were used in ancient Egypt; beeswax, spermaceti, ...
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emollient

(L. emolliens softening, from e out + mollis soft) softening or soothing; called also malactic.
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emollient

emollient 1. An agent that assuages or mollifies. 2. Trying to avoid anger and argument by using a calming manner. 3. Making less harsh or abrasive; mollifying. 4. An agent that softens or soothes the skin. 5. Softening or soothing, especially to the skin.
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Emollient

An emollient is a substance, usually a cream or ointment, used for softening, smoothing and moisturising inflamed or dry skin.
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emollient

Type: Term Pronunciation: ē-mol′ē-ent Definitions: 1. Soothing to the skin or mucous membrane. 2. An agent that softens the skin or soothes irritation in the skin or mucous membrane. Synonyms: malactic
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Emollient

An additive used to soften or soothe your skin. Cocoa butter or Shea butter are added to handmade soap as an emollient.
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EMOLLIENT

A softening agent, such as lanolin and its derivatives, for use on the skin.
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Emollient

An emollient is something that soothes and softens the skin.
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Emollient

A substance added to a formulation that gives it softening ability. For example, oils that can softe
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emollient

A softening agent.
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emollient

softening; making supple
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