Skip to Content

bone wax


Definition: a mixture of antiseptic agents, oil, and wax used to stop bleeding by plugging exposed areas of bone.

Synonym(s): Horsley bone wax

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.