Definition of Ceruminous

1. Adjective. Relating to or secreting cerumen.

Partainyms: Cerumen
Derivative terms: Cerumen



Definition of Ceruminous

1. a. Pertaining to, or secreting, cerumen; as, the ceruminous glands.

Definition of Ceruminous

1. Adjective. Having to do with cerumen (earwax). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ceruminous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Ceruminous

1. Relating to cerumen. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceruminous

cerulenin
ceruleous
cerulescent
ceruleus nucleus
ceruloplasmin
ceruloplasmins
cerumen
cerumenolysis
cerumenolytic
cerumenolytics
cerumens
ceruminal
ceruminolytic
ceruminoma
ceruminosis
ceruminous (current term)
ceruminous glands
ceruse
cerused
ceruses
cerusite
cerusites
cerussite
cerussites
cervantite
cerveau isole
cervelas
cervelases
cervelat
cervelats

Literary usage of Ceruminous

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1. Surgical diseases of the dog and cat: With Chapters on Anaesthetics and by Frederick Thomas George Hobday (1906)
"Polypi, Tumours, and Enlarged ceruminous Glands. Symptoms. ... This is especially the case with papillomas and enlarged ceruminous glands, ..."

2. A System of surgery v.2: Pathological, Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Operative by Samuel David Gross (1872)
"... of the ceruminous Glands.—The glands which secrete the wax of the ear are liable to inflammation, either from the suppression of the cutaneous ..."

3. A Text-book of Human Physiology by Austin Flint (1888)
"... and synovia—Mucous membranes and mucus— Physiological anatomy of the sebaceous, ceruminous and Meibomian glands—Ordinary sebaceous matter —Smegma of the ..."

4. A Treatise on the Diseases of the Ear Including the Anatomy and Physiology by Thomas Mark Hovell (1894)
"... Portions of Temporal Bone corresponding with various parts of the Ear— Integument of the Meatus; Differences in various Parts — The ceruminous (. ..."

5. The Physiological Anatomy and Physiology of Man by Robert Bentley Todd, William Bowman (1857)
"The ceruminous glands of the ear resemble in their structure those just described. They exist in great abundance in the skin of the cartilaginous part of ..."

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