ceruminolysis

ceruminolysis

 [sĕ-roo″mĭ-nol´ĭ-sis]
dissolution or disintegration of cerumen in the external acoustic meatus. adj., adj ceruminolyt´ic.
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ceruminolysis

(sĕ-roo″mĭ-nol′ĭ-sĭs) [ cerumen + -lytic]
The dissolution or disintegration of cerumen in the external ear canal.
ceruminolytic (sĕ-roo″mĭ-nō-lit′ik), adjective
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