"Petrolatum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A colloidal system of semisolid hydrocarbons obtained from PETROLEUM. It is used as an ointment base, topical protectant, and lubricant.
- Petrolatum, White
- White Petrolatum
- Paraffin Jelly
- Jelly, Paraffin
- Petroleum Jelly
- Jelly, Petroleum
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