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cerumen

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noun ce·ru·men \sə-ˈrü-mən\

Definition of cerumen

  1. :  earwax

ceruminous

play \-mə-nəs\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of cerumen

New Latin, irregular from Latin cera wax; akin to Greek kēros wax


First Known Use: 1741


Medical Dictionary

cerumen

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noun ce·ru·men \sə-ˈrü-mən\

Medical Definition of cerumen

  1. :  earwax




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of cerumen


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