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Introduction: Liniment

Description of Liniment

Liniment: a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Liniment: Heat-generating liquids that are thinner than ointments and are applied to the skin with friction. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Liniment: Related Topics

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Broader terms for Liniment

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Liniment

The following list attempts to classify Liniment into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • application,lotion
  • curative,cure,remedy
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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