demulcent demulcent

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that soothes inflamed or injured skin
  2. (adj) having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Manna serves in pharmacy as a gentle laxative, demulcent and ex- pectorant.
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