[lin-uh-muh nt] /ˈlɪn ə mənt/
a liquid or semiliquid preparation for rubbing on or applying to the skin, as for sprains or bruises, usually soothing or counterirritating.
a medicated liquid, usually containing alcohol, camphor, and an oil, applied to the skin to relieve pain, stiffness, etc
early 15c., from Late Latin linimentum “a soft ointment,” from Latin linire, collateral form of earlier linere “to daub, smear,” from PIE root *(s)lei- “slime, slimy, sticky” (see slime (n.)).
liniment lin·i·ment (lĭn’ə-mənt)
A liquid preparation rubbed into the skin or gums as a counterirritant, rubefacient, anodyne, or cleansing agent.
/ˈlaɪnɪn/ noun 1. the network of viscous material in the nucleus of a cell that connects the chromatin granules
[lahy-ning] /ˈlaɪ nɪŋ/ noun 1. something that is used to line another thing; a layer of material on the inner side or surface of something. 2. Bookbinding. the material used to strengthen the back of a book after the sheets have been folded, backed, and sewed. 3. the act or process of lining something. [lahy-ning] […]
linitis li·ni·tis (lĭ-nī’tĭs, lī-) n. Inflammation of cellular tissue, especially of the perivascular tissue of the stomach.
- Linitis plastica
linitis plastica linitis plas·ti·ca (plās’tĭ-kə) n. Thickening and fibrous proliferation in the wall of the stomach caused by the infiltration of scirrhous carcinoma.