ceruminosis

ceruminosis

 [sĕ-roo´mĭ-no´sis]
excessive or disordered secretion of cerumen.

ce·ru·mi·no·sis

(se-rū'mi-nō'sis),
Excessive accumulation of cerumen.

ceruminosis

[siro̅o̅′minō′sis]
excessive buildup of cerumen (earwax) in the external auditory canal. It can cause discomfort, symptoms of hearing loss, and local irritation leading to the development of infection. Removal of excess cerumen is accomplished by the local use of a wax softening agent followed by careful flushing with an ear syringe. A cerumen spoon is sometimes used to scoop out hardened collections of wax.

ce·ru·mi·no·sis

(se-rū'mi-nō'sis)
Excessive formation of cerumen.

ceruminosis

Excess ear wax production. This leads to blockage of the external ear canal (the auditory meatus) and readily-remediable deafness.

ceruminosis

excessive or disordered secretion of cerumen.