noun \sə-ˈrü-mən\

Definition of CERUMEN

:  earwax
ce·ru·mi·nous \-mə-nəs\ adjective

Origin of CERUMEN

New Latin, irregular from Latin cera wax; akin to Greek kēros wax
First Known Use: 1741


noun \sə-ˈrü-mən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CERUMEN


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