"Lubricants" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Compounds that provide LUBRICATION between surfaces in order to reduce FRICTION. They are typically LIPIDS, and include lipophilic lotions, but not EYEDROPS which are aqueous, nor SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS which are amphiphilic surfactants.
- Lubricating Agents
- Agents, Lubricating
- Lubrication Agents
- Agents, Lubrication
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