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Petrolatum

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Noun

1. mineral jelly, petrolatum, petroleum jelly

a semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum; used in medicinal ointments and for lubrication

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Petrolatum

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noun
a translucent gelatinous substance obtained from petroleum; used as a lubricant and in medicine as an ointment base and protective dressing
. Also called: mineral jelly, petroleum jelly

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Petrolatum

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noun
a greasy, jellylike substance consisting of a mixture of semisolid hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum: it is used as a base for ointments, in leather dressing, etc.

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Petrolatum

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