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cerumen Ear wax, which is secreted by ceruminous glands in the auditory meatus of the outer ear. Cerumen protects the delicate lining of the meatus and helps to prevent microorganisms from entering the ear.

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earwax

ear·wax / ˈi(ə)rˌwaks/ • n. the protective yellow waxy substance secreted in the passage of the outer ear. Also called cerumen.

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cerumen

cerumen (earwax) (si-roo-men) n. the waxy material that is secreted by the sebaceous glands in the external auditory meatus of the outer ear.

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cerumen

ce·ru·men / səˈroōmən/ • n. technical term for earwax.

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earwax

earwax (eer-waks) n. see cerumen.

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