Skip to Content
Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ser′ĕ-sin

Definition: A natural mixture of hydrocarbons of high molecular weight; a substitute for beeswax, also used in dentistry for impressions.

Synonym(s): cerin, cerosin, earth wax, mineral wax2, purified ozokerite

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