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"Ointments" 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.

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Semisolid preparations used topically for protective emollient effects or as a vehicle for local administration of medications. Ointment bases are various mixtures of fats, waxes, animal and plant oils and solid and liquid hydrocarbons.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ointments" by people in this website by year, and whether "Ointments" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 17 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1992 and 1997 and 2012
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