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ceresin

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

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