Cerate vs Cerote - What's the difference?

cerate | cerote |


As nouns the difference between cerate and cerote

is that cerate is (medicine|archaic) an unctuous preparation for external application — mainly wax (or resin or spermaceti) mixed with oil, lard, and various medicinal ingredients — of a consistency between ointment and plaster, so that it can be spread upon cloth without the use of heat, but does not melt when applied to the skin while cerote is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

cerate

English

Noun

  • (medicine, archaic) An unctuous preparation for external application — mainly wax (or resin or spermaceti) mixed with oil, lard, and various medicinal ingredients — of a consistency between ointment and plaster, so that it can be spread upon cloth without the use of heat, but does not melt when applied to the skin.
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    cerote

    English

    Noun

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