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wax

(waks),
1. A substance, plastic at room temperature, secreted by bees for building honeycomb cells. Synonym(s): beeswax, cera
2. Any substance with physical properties similar to those of beeswax, of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin (for example, oils, lipids, or fats that are solids at room temperature).
3. Esters of high molecular weight fatty acids with monohydric or dihydric alcohols (aliphatic or cyclic), that are solid at room temperature; often accompanied by free fatty acids.
[A.S. weax]
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wax

(waks)
1. A substance, plastic at room temperature, secreted by bees for building honeycomb cells.
Synonym(s): cera.
2. Any substance with physical properties similar to those of beeswax, of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin (e.g., oils, lipids, or fats that are solids at room temperature).
[A.S. weax]
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Revision (ICD-9), codes E901.0, E901.8, and E901.9 (excludes manmade
defined by ICD-9, codes E901.0, E901.8, and E901.9 and Nature of Injury code
Although hypothermia-related deaths are preventable, during 1979--1990, 9362 deaths in the United States were attributed to environmental hypothermia or excessive cold (International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision [ICD-9], codes E901.0, E901.8, and E901.9; excludes manmade cold [E901.1]).(*1) From November 1992 through March 1993, 22 hypothermia-related deaths were identified by the Cook County (Chicago), Illinois (1990 population: 5,105,067), medical examiner.