vernix

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ver·nix

 (vûr′nĭks)
n.
A waxy white protective substance consisting of desquamated epithelial cells and sebaceous matter that covers the skin of a fetus.

[Short for vernix caseosa.]

vernix

(ˈvɜːnɪks)
n
(Medicine) a white substance covering the skin of a fetus
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vernix - a white cheeselike protective material that covers the skin of a fetus
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
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ver·nix

n. L. barniz;
___ caseosaunto sebáceo, secreción que protege la piel del feto.