corn oil

corn oil
The refined fixed oil expressed from the embryo of Zea mays (family Gramineae); a solvent. SYN: maise oil.

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corn oil n a yellow fatty oil obtained from the germ of Indian corn kernels that is used in medicine as a solvent and as a vehicle for injections called also maize oil

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[NF] a refined fixed oil obtained from the embryo of Zea mays; used as a solvent and vehicle for various medicinal agents and as a vehicle for injections. It has also been promoted as a source of polyunsaturated fatty acids in special diets.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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