Ceruminous Ce*ru"mi*nous, a. (Physiol.) Pertaining to, or secreting, cerumen; as, the ceruminous glands. [1913 Webster]

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  • ceruminous — adjective see cerumen …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ceruminous — See cerumen. * * * …   Universalium

  • ceruminous — adjective Having to do with cerumen (earwax) …   Wiktionary

  • ceruminous — Relating to cerumen. * * * ce·ru·mi·nous sə rü mə nəs also ce·ru·mi·nal nəl adj relating to or secreting earwax …   Medical dictionary

  • ceruminous — adj. pertaining to cerumen (earwax) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ceruminous — ce·ru·mi·nous …   English syllables

  • ceruminous — adjective relating to or secreting cerumen • Pertains to noun: ↑cerumen • Derivationally related forms: ↑cerumen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ceruminous glands — are specialized sudoriferous glands (sweat glands) located subcutaneously in the external auditory canal. They produce cerumen or earwax which lubricates and cleans the auditory canal, and serves as a barrier to trap foreign particles (dust,… …   Wikipedia

  • ceruminous gland — n one of the modified sweat glands of the ear that produce earwax …   Medical dictionary

  • ceruminous glands — glands in the skin of the external auditory canal that secrete cerumen …   Medical dictionary

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