"Cerumen" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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The yellow or brown waxy secretions produced by vestigial apocrine sweat glands in the external ear canal.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cerumen" by people in Profiles.
A SNP in the ABCC11 gene is the determinant of human earwax type. Nat Genet. 2006 Mar; 38(3):324-30.
I've read that earwax buildup can impair hearing. How can I safely get rid of excess earwax? Health News. 2002 Oct; 8(10):12.