"Ointment Bases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Various mixtures of fats, waxes, animal and plant oils and solid and liquid hydrocarbons; vehicles for medicinal substances intended for external application; there are four classes: hydrocarbon base, absorption base, water-removable base and water-soluble base; several are also emollients.
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