Definition of Vernix

1. Noun. A white cheeselike protective material that covers the skin of a fetus.

Exact synonyms: Vernix Caseosa
Generic synonyms: Material, Stuff



Definition of Vernix

1. Noun. (medicine) Vernix caseosa; a fatty deposit covering the skin of newborn babies. ¹

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Definition of Vernix

1. a fatty substance covering the skin of a fetus [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Vernix

1. varnish (dental)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vernix

vernicose
vernier caliper
vernier micrometer
vernier scale
verniers
vernile
vernility
vernine
vernish
vernished
vernishes
vernishing
vernissage
vernissages
vernix (current term)
vernix caseosa
vernixes
vernonia
vernonin
vero cells
veronal
veronals
veronica
veronicas
verotoxin
verplanckite
verprolin
verquere
verqueres

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