OBO ID: CHEBI:50176
Term Name: keratolytic drug Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • desquamating agent
  • keratolytic agent
  • keratolytic drugs
  • skin-peeling agent
Definition: A drug that softens, separates, and causes desquamation of the cornified epithelium or horny layer of skin. Keratolytic drugs are used to expose mycelia of infecting fungi or to treat corns, warts, and certain other skin diseases.
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Ontology: Chebi
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