ceruminolytic

[ sə-rōō′mə-nō-lĭtĭk ]

n.

A substance instilled into the external auditory canal to soften earwax.

Nearby words

  1. cerulean blue,
  2. cerulean warbler,
  3. cerulein,
  4. ceruloplasmin,
  5. cerumen,
  6. ceruminosis,
  7. ceruminous gland,
  8. ceruse,
  9. cerussite,
  10. cervantes


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