carnauba wax


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car·nau·ba wax

a wax obtained from the Brazilian wax palm, Copernica cerifera; used in pharmaceuticals to coat medicaments in sustained-release preparations and surfaces of tablets; used in waxes for wood and metal.
Synonym(s): Brazil wax, palm wax

car·nau·ba wax

(kahr-nawbă waks)
Wax used in pharmaceuticals and in dentistry.
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