- cerulean blue,
- cerulean warbler,
- ceruminous gland,
Origin of cerumen
Examples from the Web for cerumen
It is lined by skin in its whole length, the sweat glands of which are modified to secrete the wax or cerumen.
Cerumen, se-rū′men, n. the yellow waxy matter secreted in the ear.
Syringing with a large and strong syringe disengaged a large mass of cerumen, and hearing was immediately restored.The Young Mother|William A. Alcott
From this I think that the cause of croup is simply the result of abnormality of the cerumen system.Philosophy of Osteopathy|Andrew T. Still
Word Origin for cerumen
"earwax," 1741, medical Latin cerumen, coined by Swiss anatomist Gaspard Bauhin (1560-1624) from Latin cera "wax" (see cere (n.)) on model of albumen; or else from Greek keroumenos "formed of wax."