ceresin

noun
cer·​e·​sin | \ ˈser-ə-sən How to pronounce ceresin (audio) \

Medical Definition of ceresin

: a white or yellow hard brittle wax made by purifying ozokerite and used as a substitute for beeswax

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“Ceresin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ceresin. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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