Origin of cerumen
OTHER WORDS FROM cerumence·ru·mi·nous, adjective
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How to use cerumen in a sentence
It is lined by skin in its whole length, the sweat glands of which are modified to secrete the wax or cerumen.
Syringing with a large and strong syringe disengaged a large mass of cerumen, and hearing was immediately restored.The Young Mother|William A. Alcott
In respect to external ear trouble, impacted cerumen is usually found to result from water in the ear, or wax in the ear.The Deaf|Harry Best
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
Cerumen, se-rū′men, n. the yellow waxy matter secreted in the ear.