Definition of Wool fat

1. Noun. A yellow viscous animal oil extracted from wool; a mixture of fatty acids and esters; used in some ointments and cosmetics.

Exact synonyms: Lanolin, Wool Grease
Substance meronyms: Balm, Ointment, Salve, Unction, Unguent
Generic synonyms: Animal Oil



Definition of Wool fat

1. Noun. Lanolin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Wool fat

1. A peculiar fatlike body, made up of cholesterin and certain fatty acids, found in feathers, hair, wool, and keratin tissues generally. Under the same name, it is prepared from wool for commercial purposes, and forms an admirable basis for ointments, being readily absorbed by the skin. Origin: L. Lana wool + oleum oil. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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