Origin of cerumen
Related formsce·ru·mi·nous, adjective
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