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liniment, liquid preparation rubbed on skin, used to relieve muscular aches and pains. It contains some substance that when rubbed over the affected part causes mild irritation and often brings more blood to the painful part. Most liniments contain camphor, oil of turpentine, oil of wintergreen, or ethyl alcohol. See salicylate.

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liniment

lin·i·ment / ˈlinəmənt/ • n. a liquid or lotion, esp. one made with oil, for rubbing on the body to relieve pain.

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liniment

liniment (lin-i-mĕnt) n. a medicinal preparation that is rubbed onto the skin or applied on a surgical dressing. Liniments often contain camphor and alcohol.

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liniment †grease XV; embrocation XVI. — late L. linimentum, f. L. linere smear, anoint; see -MENT.

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