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noun as in cream

noun as in ointment

noun as in salve

noun as in unguent

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Example Sentences

The Thuja Cerate is a valuable application for malignant ulcers.

This name has also been given to compound cerate of lead, and even to cerate of acetate of lead.

I distributed some Turner's cerate to the women, but left Fraser to superintend its application.

Before the hands are washed, rub them thoroughly with a little of the cerate, then wash them as usual.

Ointment of tar and suet; or poultice for two or three days, and then cerate with lapis calaminaris.


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On this page you'll find 78 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cerate, such as: lotion, ointment, potion, salve, analgesic, and application.

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