yellow wax

noun

Medical Definition of yellow wax

: a wax obtained as a yellow to brown solid by melting a honeycomb with boiling water, straining, and cooling and used especially in polishes, modeling, ointments, and making patterns

called also beeswax, cera flava

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“Yellow wax.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/yellow%20wax. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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