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Ointments MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ointments
Tree Number(s)
D26.255.640
Unique ID
D009824
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009824
Annotation
IM general only; NIM (no qualifiers) with specific drug IM
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Ointment
Paste
Pastes
Salve
Salves
Skin Ointment
Unguent
Unguents
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 786.5.O5
See Also
Ointment Bases
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Ointments Preferred
Pastes Related
Skin Ointment Narrower
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