Ceresin | definition of ceresin by Medical dictionary
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A natural mixture of hydrocarbons of high molecular weight; a substitute for beeswax, also used in dentistry for impressions.
cer·e·sin , cerin , cerosin (serĕ-sin, -in, -ō-sin)
Mixture of hydrocarbons of high molecular weight; used in dentistry for impressions.
Synonym(s): earth wax
, mineral wax