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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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CERA

Abbreviation for:
capital expenditure from revenue account (Medspeak-UK)
Centre for Eye Research Australia
cortical electric response audiometry
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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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Mota WF, Salomao LCC, Lacerda CR, Mizobutsi GP, Neves LLM (2006) Uso de cera de carnauba e saco plastico poliolefinico na conservacao pos-colheita do maracuja-amarelo.
A vegetacao local e uma fonte direta de compostos organicos hidrofobicos, pois especies florestais apresentam grande quantidade de resinas, ceras e lipideos na superficie foliar.
Em vez de inseticidas, herbicidas e fungicidas, na area urbana temos como fonte de intoxicacoes de criancas os produtos de limpeza como saboes, amaciantes, ceras e o alcool, armazenadas de forma irregular e facilitando tais intoxicacoes acidentais como na area rural.