TITLE

lanolin

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1201
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "lanolin" is presented. It refers to the purified, fatlike substance obtained from the wool of sheep. Lanolin is being used as an ointment base. The term originated from the Latin word "lana" which means wool. The reference entry is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21233731

 

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