HyperDic: demulcent

English > 2 senses of the word demulcent:
NOUNartifactdemulcenta medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that soothes inflamed or injured skin
ADJECTIVEalldemulcent, emollient, salving, softeninghaving a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin
English > demulcent: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin.
Synonymsemollient, salving, softening
BroadersoftYielding readily to pressure or weight
Spanishablandante, demulcente, emoliente, emulgente, lenitivo
Nounsdemulcenta medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that soothes inflamed or injured skin
English > demulcent: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that soothes inflamed or injured skin.
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Spanishdemulcente
Catalandemulcente, demulcent
Adjectivesdemulcenthaving a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin

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