cerumen cerumen

Definition(s):

  • (n) a soft yellow wax secreted by glands in the ear canal

Usage(s):

  • The girls recovered on cerumen, chaffinch and ichneumon.

News

  • Whale Ear Wax Reveals Environmental Pollutants

    Cerumen. It’s a lovely word. Especially considering that it means earwax. And we’re not the only species that produces the stuff. Some whales build up waxes, along with lipids and keratin... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    on September 25, 2013     Source: Scientific American

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