E*mol"lient [L. emolliens, -entis, p. pr. of emollire to soften; e out + mollire to soften, mollis soft: cf. F. 'emollient. See Mollify.]

Softening; making supple; acting as an emollient.

"Emollient applications."



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E*mol"lient (?; 105), n. Med.

An external something or soothing application to allay irritation, soreness, etc.


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