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ear·wax

 (îr′wăks′)
n.
The yellowish, waxlike secretion of certain glands lining the canal of the external ear. Also called cerumen.

earwax

(ˈɪəˌwæks)
n
(Physiology) the nontechnical name for cerumen

ear•wax

(ˈɪərˌwæks)

n.
a yellowish, waxlike secretion from certain glands in the external auditory canal; cerumen.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.earwax - a soft yellow wax secreted by glands in the ear canal
wax - any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
Translations
ušní maz
ørevoks
kõrvavaikvaik
korvavahavaikku
fülzsír

earwax

[ˈɪrwæks] ncérumen m

earwax

[ˈɪəˌwæks] ncerume m

earwax

n cerumen m (form), cera de los oídos
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